Danny and I aren’t post or mail enthusiasts, but we are rail enthusiast. So we decided to ride the Mail Rail in London.
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.
In September and October 2016 Danny and I emulated Michael Portillo‘s Great American Railway Journey. We started in Chicago.
As we got inspired by watching some travel vlogs about travelling on Amtrak and spurred on by Michael Portillo‘s ‘Great American Railroad Journeys‘ on BBC Two we decided to try it out ourselves in 2016.
After seeing some travel vlogs about travelling across the USA with Amtrak Timothy and me decided to try it out for ourselves in 2016. As we would be flying to Chicago to start our trip and flying back from Los Angeles at the end we had to look at some more expensive ‘open-jaw’ (meaning flying…