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Train Trip Part 3: SF Bay area explorations

03 Nov

Huge number of photos for this post.

Dave met me at the train station and we headed over to Berkeley and got Kate.  There we had sushi and walked around downtown Berkeley and the college campus.  I saw some eucalyptus trees that rivaled the redwoods in height and girth.

The next morning, we headed into San Francisco on the BART.  It was a gray and drizzly day.

The first thing I saw when I exited the Embarcadero BART station.

 

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Train Trip Part 2: Califorina Zephyr

30 Oct

I didn’t take many photos on the second day of the Zephyr ride.

We stopped early in Reno, Nevada, where I got off the train and walked a little bit. There wasn’t a lot of time.  There was one health conscious family that jogged up and down the length of the train to get exercise.   There wasn’t much to see at the Reno station.

From Reno we headed up into the Sierra’s of California.  It’s similar to Colorado, but it seemed like the main view out of either side of the train was trees.  There were some exceptions.

Truckee, California from the Dining Car. Did I mention that all meals are included with a sleeper car?

 

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