2011 – Seattle & Portland

Day 9 – The End of This Adventure

We woke up on the train early and went to breakfast in the dining car while the train was somewhere in Arizona. We had French Toast all around and tried to savor our last breakfast on the train. After breakfast, we just all sat around trying to soak in the train ride. Stephen and I … Continue reading »

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Day 8 – A Complicated And Long Day

The day started at around 5:00am when we found out we would be arriving in Sacramento about 45 minutes early. The train arrived around 5:30, but since it was not leaving until 6:30 and our bus was not leaving until 7:50, we took our time getting off. We finally got off around 6:00 and went … Continue reading »

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In LA

We have arrived in Los Angeles and are waiting to board our final train home.

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Day 7 – Last Day In Seattle

Not only did we have some down time last night, we started later this morning. We left the hotel at 9:00 and went straight to the Woodland Park Zoo where we spent a few hours…   After a quick lunch, we headed over to the Museum of Flight… A Presidential plane (former Air Force One)… … Continue reading »

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Day 6 – A Little Slower Day

Today was no packed with stuff to do. We started early, but finished early and had some time to relax. We got up and went to Everett, WA to visit Boeing. We started doing the factory tour. For some reason they do not allow cameras or cell phones so no pictures of that part, but … Continue reading »

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Day 5 – First Day of Seattle

We started early this morning. We hopped on the LINK light rail to downtown and walked a couple of blocks to the ferry terminal. We got on a ferry to Bremerton. When we got off, we walked down the boardwalk and visited the USS Turner Joy. A destroyer. Then a quick stop at the Naval … Continue reading »

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Day 4 – Getting To Seattle

We started the day by eating a quick breakfast at out hotel and checking out. We then headed out to Oregon’s Museum of Science & Industry where we spent a couple of hours. They had a submarine on display… Holding some big freaky bubble… After a quick lunch at a local Burger King, I dropped … Continue reading »

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On Our Way To Seattle

We are on the train to Seattle! This is a nice train.

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Day 1, 2 & 3 Wrap-Up

Well, day one and two have been a mix of emotions. It is great, we are on vacation together and having fun. It stinks that our well made plans for the outbound train trip got flushed down the toilet. In summary, our train from Lamy to Los Angeles was six hours late which made it … Continue reading »

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Hanging In The Parlour Car

The family hanging in the Parlour car.

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