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Great Western Adventure: Day 3 Craters of the Moon

With all the time we had in the area plus unlimited rental car miles, we decided to break things up a bit and alternate activities. For day 3 we headed west into Idaho to see Craters of the Moon national … Continue reading

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Great Western Adventure : Day 2 Yellowstone National Park

Day 2 got started a little late because well, we’re lazy when we’re on vacation. We slept in. After a quick breakfast at the hotel, the ye olde Hampton Inn, we were off to the races. It is not an … Continue reading

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Great Western Adventure: Travel Day and Day 1

A couple days behind schedule but here’s the rundown on the last vacation before the little rambler shows up later this year. Jackson Hole, WY and surrounding areas are the topic for the next few posts. Travel was easy. No … Continue reading

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Operation Eurotrip Part 15: Geneva

No pictures today because I’m tired, grumpy and I just plain don’t like Geneva. The whole town is torn to pieces, it’s a French speaking area with a stereotypical French attitude, unlike every other part of Europe we’ve been to, … Continue reading

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Operation Eurotrip Part 14: GoldenPass Scenic Train Lucerne to Montreux then to Geneva

Took the GoldenPass Scenic train from Lucerne to Montreux then went on to Geneva yesterday. All the trains on the GoldenPass have huge panoramic windows except for the classic series which uses old Orient Express cars. The leg between Zweissimmin … Continue reading

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Operation Eurotrip Part: No Post Tonight

I’m just so very tired and there are far too many pictures to sort through

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Operation Eurotrip Part 13: More Travel and Lucerne

Two posts in one day now that we’re at Lucerne. 1. Don’t let anybody tell you those high speed trains do 200km/h all the time. Average was more like 100. 2. Switzerland is darn expensive. 72 CHF for a fairly … Continue reading

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Operation Eurotrip Part 12: Vienna to Lucerne travel day

This is a live update on the way to Lucerne aboard Railjet, Austrian Rail’s top of the line service. Riding first class nd traveling at pretty high speed. And a few pictures from the Austrian countryside. Might be a supplemental … Continue reading

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Operation Eurotrip Part 11: Vienna Day 3

Well the Imperial Arms and Armor museum didn’t happen today because once again, I’m an idiot. Before mapping out our museum visit plan I didn’t check to see what the operating days were. Of the 4 I had planned to … Continue reading

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Operation Eurotrip Part 10: Vienna Day 2

Today was a good day despite the morning being rainy and cold. The only thing that has been consistently poor about this trip has been the weather. It was cold enough today we were forced to buy sweatshirts. Anyway, today … Continue reading

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