Back in 2016, Avo traveled from New York to Los Angeles by train, and shared the experience in a series of twenty posts in this blog, a collection he called “The Trans-American Railroad.” The recent US elections brought the series back to mind.
Instead of the cafeteria, I signed up for lunch at the dining car on the third day. Chance had it that an Amish couple would… Read More »Lunch with the Amish as we Cross New Mexico
Iowa was just a brief interlude between Illinois and Missouri, where we were now. As the train was arriving at La Plata, the conductor had… Read More »“Next Official Smoke Break: The Paris of the Prairies”
Travel friendships go the way of the wind, and so did with Diane. Still, she wrote my email address in the back of a novel… Read More »Chicago: Four Blocks Around Union Station