As a rail-fan, I'd like to wish a very unique piece of history a very special birthday. So, happy 100th birthday Waialua Agricultural Co #6! … [Read more...] about Happy 100th Birthday Waialua Agricultural Co 6!
Oregon Rail Heritage Center + Bridges
After brunch at Isabels Cantina, we headed out to visit, at my request, the Oregon Rail Heritage Center. But first we stopped at Cathedral Park under St. John's Bridge, a beautiful suspension bridge with gothic style towers and piers. We then drove over the bridge on our way to our next destination. Admittedly the Oregon Rail Heritage Center was a bit of a … [Read more...] about Oregon Rail Heritage Center + Bridges
Seeking Inspiration from the Countryside? Maybe a Free Ride on Amtrak Will Help!
Last week a friend posted an article to my Facebook timeline that details how Amtrak gave a writer a free ride from New York to Chicago to New York to work on her writing. This "writers residency” was designed to be a way to block out the noise of life and focus purely on writing. It sounds like the ride was a tremendous success and may set the table for other writers to get … [Read more...] about Seeking Inspiration from the Countryside? Maybe a Free Ride on Amtrak Will Help!
A Layover in Paris: Taking the Train from CDG Airport to Paris
A Mini Paris Layover Guide Layovers are often a necessary part of international travel, unavoidable really. While I dreaded them when I was a young and inexperienced traveler, I have come to appreciate them as I get older and learn to take advantages of the options that are available. A frequent traveler lounge with hot food, showers and good wine is one of those things to … [Read more...] about A Layover in Paris: Taking the Train from CDG Airport to Paris