Jeroen started his Iberian rail adventures being nostalgic of night trains in his youth. He explained how difficult it can be to book night trains with Renfe, Spain‘s railway operator.
After Chicago, the California Zephyr, San Francisco, Sacramento, Vancouver, Seattle, and the Coast Starlight we ended our 2016 America Tour in Los Angeles.
Planning a big rail trip is a cumbersome process, it all starts with finding inspiration about where to go.
Resuming the story of our United States of America and Canada rail trip, let me give you a few tips of what to do in Vancouver, British Columbia. Danny and I visited Vancouver in October 2016 just after San Francisco in California.
The 17th of May is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Let’s take a moment to talk about being lesbian, gay, bi, trans*, queer, … when travelling.
Sorry not sorry, I just can’t resist a railway museum. So when Danny told me to try out the Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid Delicias, I did.
I love capitals. I love palaces and parliament buildings. So it’s no surprise we did day-trip to Sacramento, the capital of the US state of California.
After a two-nighter on the California Zephyr we arrived at San Francisco. I saw San Fran as a 7 year-old boy, but now I have other interests. As with Chicago, San Francisco is too long ago to write an ‘journal entry’. Luckily Swarm helps me remind me what we did.