Train Travel

LA to DC by Train 2017-Part 2, Scenic Views, Chicago, and Stops Along the Way

December 2, 2017
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LA to Chicago to Washington DC One of the best things about train travel is being able to see the world go by a ground level. Even though I brought books, magazines, and movies on my computer, I never opened any of them. It was too easy to get mesmerized by the world going by. […]

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LA to DC by Train 2017-Part 1, On the Train

November 29, 2017
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Some things happen too fast to be captured in a photo from a train window. A speckled gray horse in New Mexico running to meet the train and galloping alongside until we are out of sight. Two boys, dressed all in black and teenage angst, giving the train the finger, somewhere in Arizona. A huge […]

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Overnight on a Chinese Train, Hong Kong to Shanghai

December 4, 2016
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After our morning in Hong Kong, we got a 2PM checkout from the hotel and took a taxi (42 HK$) to Hong Ham station for our 3:15PM departure. At the station, we exchanged our remaining Hong Kong dollars for Chinese Yuan as that is all that can be used on the train (no credit cards […]

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