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Missed the train

Well, we missed the Royal Gorge train while traveling through Canon City, Colorado recently; although that wasn’t on our agenda.  It would have been a nice ride if we had the time.  413 more words


My Favorite 5 - Travel Planning Websites

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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An Innovation for Disabled Rail Travelers

Although this blog focuses on cancer-related topics, we also track good news for those dealing any health issues. So, today’s post relates to an emerging innovation that will aid disabled rail travelers. 143 more words

Living Well

Travel Journal: No More Roughing It; Arrival in Budapest (1992)

After the two had both detrained, I had a very sublime conversation with my remaining compartment-mate. He was a Hungarian physicist who was “hanging up” whatever job he had in Moscow and returning home with his cat. 660 more words

Day 2 & 3 - Californian Zephyr Chicago to Salt Lake City

The Amtrak Experience


We made our way from our Chicago hotel to the train station in an Uber taxi. The driver was very friendly and suggested he drop us off at the original entrance to the Union Station so we could see its splendour in full. 2,180 more words

Blogs On The Big USA Road Trip

Feeling rough, on the move.

I’ll be blunt – it hasn’t been the easiest of weeks. After picking up some kind of virus late last week, I’ve spent this weekly mostly sweating, coughing, groaning, sneezing and generally feeling very sorry for myself. 460 more words

Business Travel

The joys of rail travel

Thanks to the disruption of airline services due to inimical weather and strikes by pilots, I am once again able to enjoy a train journey. Ever since I became “eligible” for “travel by air” in my organisation, the only time I got to travel by train was while going to my hometown on personal visits. 580 more words