Posts Tagged ‘landscape’

I didn’t get to spend a lot of time in Boulder this time around, but here’s a series of photographs taken over the years from one of my favorite areas.  Shots include the Flatirons and Chautauqua Park, where I went hiking with my friend Elbie, my grandmother’s house, shenanigans with my friend Leif, my grandmother, […]

The crown jewel in long-distance Amtrak travel is the California Zephyr (also called “The Silver Lady”), which runs from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean, crossing both the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevadas in the process.   I picked up the Zephyr at Denver’s historic Union Station, which opened in 1881. Unfortunately, the Zephyr […]

This summer on my quasi-annual return trip to the United States I decided that I wanted to travel by train, rather than flying.  This decision was partially to do with the fact that flying is one of the most carbon-unfriendly activities around, but equally due to the fact that I’ve come to despise air travel […]