Category: Train Rides

Train from Masshad at Yazd Station

Riding The Night Train From Mashhad to Yazd in Iran

A 15-hour ride to Yazd, on which I shared a sleeping compartment with two Iranians who didn’t speak any English.

Riding a Historic Train in Asmara

We saved the best activity for last when, on our last full day in Eritrea, we got to ride the Eritrean Railway, a vintage Italian steam train from the 1930s.

Bangkok, Food, Songkran, And a Good Bye

A water festival to celebrate the New Year, gorging on food before leaving Asia, and saying good bye for my travel companion of three months.

Hsipaw Train Station

Hsipaw, And a Failed Train Ride

After a crazy bus ride from Nyaungshwe (Inle Lake) we arrived to the small town of Hsipaw, where we failed multiple times to take a famous train ride.

Fenqihu Station, Alishan Forest Railway

Riding The Alishan Forest Railway to Fenqihu

A ride on a historic Alishan Forest Railway to the beautiful quiet town of Fenqihu, where we found lush green forests all to ourselves.