Welcome aboard one of the great train journeys of the world. Beginning in Adelaide, you will embark on the trip of a lifetime on The Ghan, visiting all the attractions of Australia s Red Centre and the wonderful Top End of the continent. This book will guide you through some of the most visually stunning landscapes you re ever likely to see: Lake Eyre, Flinders Range, McDonnell Ranges, Uluru and Kata Tjuta, Devil s Marbles, Chambers Pillar, Katherine Gorge, Kakadu and Litchfield national parks to name just a few. You ll also see the quirky and unusual in Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta, Wycliffe Well and Larrimah. The stunning beauty of the Australian Outback is captured and preserved in the brilliant colours of vibrant full-page photographs in this book.The accompanying chapters tell the story of The Ghan and of life in the Outback, past and present, while everything from Aboriginal art to the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service is carefully explained.