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Tag: Trains & Metro

Paris Underground

The world beneath Paris is layered like a cake; and, this layered world under the city has evolved to match…

24-Hours in San Francisco

This was an unplanned 11th hour trip. These trips are the worst because they are inconvenient, expensive, and disruptive. Because…

And, Onward…?!

So… we are supposed to be in Paris for spring break. But, there’s been a bit of drama. Nothing REALLY…

San Francisco Trolleys

Does anyone else remember the Rice-a-Roni “The San Francisco Treat” commercials from the 70s? I don’t think I’ve ever eaten…

Biking and the Caltrain

I love cyclists. It doesn’t matter where I go in the world or what city I’m in, they all have…

The Rocky Mountaineer

The Rocky Mountaineer is not the cheapest nor the fastest way to get to Whistler from Vancouver, but it is…

Vancouver Skytrain

When I was a young girl, way way back in 1986, my family visited Vancouver during Expo ’86. It was…

Georgia Driving Adventures

“It’s 1:30am. Your rental was for 9am yesterday.” “I know. You wouldn’t believe the travel day I’ve had.” “We already…

Sao Paulo Metro

Did I mention that it was cold in Sao Paulo? As I head into the levels below the city streets…

Alberta Prairie Excursions, Stettler

A whistle to start, slow moving wheels, beautiful countryside passes by at a slow pace — for train aficionados, the…

London Underground

Of all the places in the world… things I’ve seen… experiences… adventures… the one thing that I love the most…

One Last Washington Photo

Transit in Washington was very similar to that in London; only it was more modern and there were no breakdowns…

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