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The Great Train Adventure Part 2

This part of my journey took me along the coast staring at the sea and the flocks of birds that populated the area. It began with a heavier rain that we even had in LA, but there were constant signs of the sun breaking through, as you’ll see in the photos. There’s something about the coast that makes me feel peaceful.

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The Great Train Adventure Part 1

On the Amtrak coffee cup are the words “Change how you see the world.” Often these things are just a clever marketing ploy designed to ensnare the imaginations of a certain subset of people. What’s rarer is when the marketing phrases ring true.

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Quick look at where I am: West Dawson

Today we took a brief trip over to West Dawson which is across the huge Yukon River and is “off the grid” [no grid electricity, water, sewage etc.]. It’s a beautiful place and a touch more wild than the little town of Dawson City.

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A wee look at San Francisco’s streets

Before I get into this post I just want to point out that Penny Arcade’s charity, Child’s Play, is so close to last year’s raised total that it’s obscene if it doesn’t beat it! I donated today and if you can donate even a little please take a look at the wishlist’s available or click [...]

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