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Keith Kellett's Blog – July 2014 Archive (2)

Himeji Japanese Gardens, Adelaide

In April 1982, Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, became the ‘Sister City’ of Himeji, an ancient city in Japan, now a port and a major industrial centre, most importantly the home of the headquarters of Nissan Steel.

When Colonel William Light laid out the city of Adelaide in 1836, he said that the city centre should be encircled by parkland, upon…


Added by Keith Kellett on July 31, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

Norway's Otofen Railway

We didn’t stay very long in Narvik. No sooner had our cruise ship tied up, than we were on to a bus to the railway station. Our objective was a scenic ride on the Otofen Railway. . It doesn’t seem to receive as much publicity as other scenic routes in Norway, probably because it’s operated by Swedish Railways.

The port and the railway owe their existence…


Added by Keith Kellett on July 7, 2014 at 4:46pm — No Comments

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