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  • Mrs CP and I hitting the rails like a couple of hobos

    Been looking at Amtrak and thinking of spending some time on the rails.
    Well, actually, in the train on the rails.

    We had taken a short Amtrak ride from Seattle into British Vancouver, and enjoyed it.

    This time, early November, we'll fly to Chicago, board the Empire Builder, and ride for 2 days to Seattle, then fly back to Houston.

    Amtrak riders out there? Good experiences? Advice?

    (Yeah, we have a bedroom on a sleeper car)
    The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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    British Vancouver? Across the Atlantic? That’s Joe's dream!



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    • #3
      Originally posted by mossrose View Post
      British Vancouver? Across the Atlantic? That’s Joe's dream!

      Laughing... I knowed when I typed that....

      The one of there NW from where one can see Russia!
      The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

        Laughing... I knowed when I typed that....

        The one of there NW from where one can see Russia!
        You're going to Palin's house in Alaska?

        I'm always still in trouble again

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        • #5
          Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
          You're going to Palin's house in Alaska?
          Laughing -- I can always count on you, brudder!
          The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

            Laughing... I knowed when I typed that....

            The one of there NW from where one can see Russia!
            Hah! I know there’s one in Washington, but I had to tease you.

            I’ve always wanted to take the train from here through the Rockies to the coast. We just never considered it seriously enough to actually do it. Someday I’ll probably regret it, but that will pass once I go Home!

            Have a fabulous trip!


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            • #7
              Originally posted by mossrose View Post

              Hah! I know there’s one in Washington, but I had to tease you.

              I’ve always wanted to take the train from here through the Rockies to the coast. We just never considered it seriously enough to actually do it. Someday I’ll probably regret it, but that will pass once I go Home!

              Have a fabulous trip!
              I wish I had applied for the Amtrak credit card FIRST - it comes with lots of perks and benefits, and if we like this first (actually second) train ride, we might do this more frequently.
              And, yeah, we're looking at several options into and across Canada!
              The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

                I wish I had applied for the Amtrak credit card FIRST - it comes with lots of perks and benefits, and if we like this first (actually second) train ride, we might do this more frequently.
                And, yeah, we're looking at several options into and across Canada!
                Then you'd better at least wave as you go by, mister!


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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

                  I wish I had applied for the Amtrak credit card FIRST - it comes with lots of perks and benefits, and if we like this first (actually second) train ride, we might do this more frequently.
                  And, yeah, we're looking at several options into and across Canada!
                  Polar bear insurance?

                  I'm always still in trouble again

                  "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                  "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                  "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                    Polar bear insurance?
                    They get on the train? I bet they're yellow!!!
                    The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

                      They get on the train? I bet they're yellow!!!
                      Odds are you would be following the TransCanada Highway and it would be more southerly across the country. If you want polar bears you need to go to Churchill, Manitoba to see them. I myself have never seen one in the wild, but we’re only central Alberta. I'd have to go way north to the Yukon or NWT for that.


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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by mossrose View Post

                        Odds are you would be following the TransCanada Highway and it would be more southerly across the country. If you want polar bears you need to go to Churchill, Manitoba to see them. I myself have never seen one in the wild, but we’re only central Alberta. I'd have to go way north to the Yukon or NWT for that.
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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by mossrose View Post

                          Odds are you would be following the TransCanada Highway and it would be more southerly across the country. If you want polar bears you need to go to Churchill, Manitoba to see them. I myself have never seen one in the wild, but we’re only central Alberta. I'd have to go way north to the Yukon or NWT for that.



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                          "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                          "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                          "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
                            Then you would be very close to me! Looks like it goes through Edmonton!


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                              Originally posted by rogue06 View Post




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