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On the road again Canada and the US Dec 2011-Feb 2012 - Observations, musings and random thoughts jotted down mostly during loooong train and bus trips.

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SANTA FE NEW MEXICO/ THE SOUTHWEST CHIEF

USA | Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | Views [2100] | Comments [1]

Alighting the train at Lamy, a blip on the train line between Los Angeles and Chicago, I wait for the baggage cart outside an old station building with two young men holding guitars, on a college   holiday trip to Santa Fe. ... Read more >

Tags: amtrak, new mexico, santa fe, southwest chief


CHICAGO TO NEW ORLEANS

USA | Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | Views [715] | Comments [1]

The Spirit of New Orleans backed out of Union Station and sat on a flyover for twenty minutes in deference to another, favoured, train using the shared tracks before jolting forward to begin the long journey south. ... Read more >

Tags: amtrak, chicago, city of new orleans, mississippi, usa. train travel, yazoo


SEVENTEEN MILES TO LAMY

USA | Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | Views [916]

The mini-van swerved into the dusty yard of the Santa Fe International Hostel – a collection ... Read more >

Tags: amtrak, lamy, santa fe, southwest chief


FLAGSTAFF ARIZONA TO SANTA FE NEW MEXICO/THE SOUTHWEST CHIEF

USA | Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | Views [2282]

I left the hostel at 5am and walked the icy block and a half to the Amtrak station for the 5.41 train to Santa Fe (peculiar how precise the timetable is when the trains are invariably up to 2 hours late). Several goods trains rattled past - over ... Read more >

Tags: amtrak, flagstaff, new mexico, southwest chief



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