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Heading South

Far North Queensland to Western Australia by Rail by Richards, Tim Code: 61020 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publication date: 03/09/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days Price: AU $29.99
Featuring some of Australia's most iconic rail journeys, Heading South celebrates the unique joys of train travel and is the perfect book for the armchair traveller. Freelance travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook contributor Tim Richards decides to shake up his life by taking an epic rail journey across Australia. Jumping aboard iconic trains like the Indian Pacific, Overland and Spirit of Queensland, he covers over 7,000 kilometres, from the tropics to the desert and from big cities to ghost towns. Tim's journey is one of classic travel highs and lows- floods, cancellations, extraordinary landscapes and forays into personal and public histories - as well as the steady joy of random strangers encountered along the way.
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Publication date: 03/09/2021
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 206.00mm X 139.00mm
Code: 61020

Tim Richards is a freelance travel writer whose work has appeared in publications around the world, including Lonely Planets guidebooks. He fell into travel writing after living and teaching in Egypt and Poland, and is especially drawn to the former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Hes a light-packing obsessive, and loves chasing down a story with a historical angle. He lives in Melbournes lively central business district with his novelist wife, Narrelle M. Harris.