Bernina Express: riding the Alps by train – Part 1

Bernina Express the UNESCO railroad The Bernina Express is a lovely red train, popular with tourists, that crosses the Alps and connects Switzerland with Italy. The railway was built between 1908 and 1910. It’s operated by a regional company (Rhaetian Railway) and belongs since 2008 to the UNESCO list of the World Heritage Site, being both an old and very scenic rail route. I love trains and train journeys since the time of my youth when I travelled through Europe with an Inter-Rail card for one month every year. But those were times of short money in my pockets and