All Aboard the Orient-Express

The famous train lives up to its romantic history

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
check in, dining arrangements
welcome
cabin
cabin, I cant run enough pictuers of Rupert
bathroom,  wardrobe
Italy goes by
don't forget where you are
is this on a train
could you do this from a fast moving kitchen, non !
Christian Bodigel
bar car
the bar
breakfast by Rupert
Germany
Hamburg camp from train
Denmark
Copenhagen station
Rupert with DSB officer
Sweden
Sweden
sad to leave
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Travelling on the Venice-Simplon Orient-Express is one the great romantic journeys but we were afraid the experience would not live up to its fame.   Discard that thought. We took the train’s inaugural trip from Venice to Stockholm and found the three-day voyage a marvelous romp, even without the murder and intrigue.

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