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Trains in the East of Europe

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Pristina to Hani E Elezit, Kosovo, Train Toilet

Train Toilets

One of the vagaries of overseas train travel is the state of the toilets, especially if travelling a long way east from the UK. For some reason that I am not quite sure about, or at least I am unwilling to admit, I have started taking pictures of the less savoury ones! Thankfully none of […]

Train Tours in Eastern Europe #3

Zagreb to Split to Sarajevo to Belgrade to Sofia to Veliko Tărnovo 2012 saw Hamish & I take in the capitals of three of The former Yugoslav countries, finally get a proper look at Sofia and visit perhaps Bulgaria’s nicest small city. First up the capital of Croatia. We resisted the temptation to visit Zagreb […]

MEMORABLE TRAIN JOURNEYS #7 – ON A TRAIN FROM NIS TO SOFIA

Our train had started in Belgrade and was destined for Istanbul. Despite starting in the same country (Serbia) it arrived over an hour late for the 163 KM leg from Niš to Sofia. We waited impatiently with hordes of luggage laden Serbs, as snow fell heavily around us. The train had been due to arrive in […]