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Prague - Czech Republic

Dobrý denProsím and Děkuji. Hello, please and thank you. If I thought my German was sparse, being in the Czech Republic was an even more illuminating experience. 1,440 more words


Rainbow Bridge

This awesome rainbow bridge on our rest stop in San Antonio!


Trains, Teens & Roaring 20s

I’ve always loved trains, or maybe the freedom and nostalgia they represent in my boyhood memory. When I was a kid I daydreamed of hopping a boxcar on a passing train just to see where it would take me or how far I could get. 169 more words

Abandoned railway - Takedao, near Kobe & Osaka

Train buffs and hikers alike can follow the old abandoned JR Fukuchiyama line for six kilometres through the Mukogawa Gorge (武庫川渓谷) in the mountains between Osaka and Kobe for a nostalgic adventure into Japan’s industrial past.  138 more words


Ian Allan’s Trains card game

This was another pack of cards that were discovered whilst having a tidy up. They obviously date from my time as a train spotter – I’d date them as 1961. 215 more words

Past Times

Metro Card

In my pocket and warming, sleeps a yellow card
that’s always good for a ride. When the train is
coming, an index finger digs into my blue slacks. 89 more words