Queenstown – departing & arriving

24 April 2013 | Transport

I made a quick trip from Australia to New Zealand to speak at a TEDx conference in Queenstown in early April. Unfortunately I didn’t have a chance to do anything apart from the conference – I’ve got some New Zealand walks which remain high on my must do list. ▲...

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The West Coast Wilderness Railway Abt Train

17 January 2011 | Places

Trains hate going up or down hills, their metal wheels spin on the metal rails, 1 in 25 (a 1 unit rise for every 25 units travelled) is probably about as steep as you’d want. So planning a train line along the King River between the Tasmanian mining town of Queens...

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