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The Ins and Outs of Machu Picchu 

No one will accidentally stumble upon the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu. No one without a prepurchased entrance ticket will be admitted. You want to visit? 1,568 more words


Although far from being experts, during our time in Sri Lanka we travelled almost 500km of this beautiful country via train. Our trip took us between; Colombo – Habarana, Kandy – Ella, Matara – Galle and Hikkaduwa – Colombo.  723 more words


The Empire Builder

This is a hard post to share. Writing it, reading it, thinking about it, all of it. It was the most difficult part of moving to the PNW. 691 more words


Victorian Vacations: Trains, No Planes, No Automobiles

C 2017 by Jan MacKell Collins

Picture packing a trunk with your personal belongings and toiletries, heaving it into the back of a wagon pulled by horses, and making the rather bumpy and precarious trip to the nearest train depot. 711 more words

Western History

Aches and pains

So I meant to be travelling back to my parents tomorrow, well firstly to see and sleep over at my sisters. I have no idea if that is still on the tablets yet! 446 more words

Train Travel

On the brink of extinction

We are NOT snowflakes. If you are sighing sadly and wondering how I can be this cynical, I repeat – human beings are not snowflakes. We are each as different as molecules in a huge blob of levain bread dough – tasty to some, not so to many others. 502 more words


Talking to a stranger 

As the train departed the platform, a young lady sat down in the seat beside me. She smiled and I went back to reading my magazine. 198 more words