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Train Ride, Part II (or “Ruminations on Space Age Foam Beds”)

I won’t lie to you.  You will not get your best night sleep ever when riding coach on a train. Our car quieted down starting around 9:30pm. I read in the dark (the glowing iPad is useful in this circumstance) … Continue reading

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Train Trip, Part I (or “I wanna be an Empire Builder”)

It’s 5:11pm.  Jules and I are off on our big adventure – crossing half the continent in a train. The journey began at 12:30pm, when we boarded a Cantrail coach (bus) in Surrey. Less then ten minutes later, we hit … Continue reading

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