January 09, 2009

Disability Travel Challenge Wanders Around Sydney

A wheelchair-using author with the nom de plume John Roberts is writing about his travels at Travel Weekly in a series called The Disabled Travel Challenge. His itinerary is mapped here.

His difficulties in Sydney are an illustration of the need for a good travel agent when attempting such a trip:

Our Sydney experience was not great. Getting around has been a real problem, with high kerbs and drop ramps that lead nowhere. We could not find one accessible city tour - even the tourist office could not offer much.

Read more:
http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2009/01/09/29908/the-disability-travel-challenge-inaccessible-tours-and-steep-hills-in.html

Posted by rollingrains at January 9, 2009 03:10 AM