Author Archives: Wilbur's Travels

Wordless Wednesday – Robert Stephenson Statue, London


Sunday Photo – Crossing Train Tracks, Cuba

Friday Photo – Rotterdam Centraal

The Holland Express

Yesterday Eurostar launched their inaugural scheduled services to Rotterdam & Amsterdam and yours truly naturally had to be on the first departure at 08.31. The big cameras were out in force, Eurostar were handing out Dutch & Union Jack flags as well as free waffle cookies and there was a general celebratory mood. Mike Cooper, […]

Wordless Wednesday – The Jacobite, Mallaig

Friday Photo – Iron Ore Train Trucks, Narvik

Photo taken January 2018. The iron ore has arrived in the port of Narvik in Norway from Sweden to be exported.

Sunday Photo – Katterjåkk Touristation, Norway

The Jacobite

In the mid nineties I took my first trip on the Jacobite steam train from Fort William to the port of Mallaig as part of my first ever visit to Scotland whilst visiting some friends. In 2011 I ventured to it for a second time following a sponsored climb up to the summit of Ben […]

Wordless Wednesday -Glenfinnan Viaduct,

Eurostar – Going Dutch

The long awaited direct service from London to Rotterdam & Amsterdam is soon to be operational, but you will have to wait a tiny bit longer to book. Yesterday saw a promotional run of the route for invited journos and the like (my invite was clearly lost in the post, haha). The route takes a […]