Category Archives: Travel

Unhitching

Yesterday morning we hitched up our much-loved tent trailer for the last time. We drove down to the Fauntleroy Ferry dock, made the short crossing over calm water to Vashon Island, and with mixed feelings delivered the trailer to a … Continue reading

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Vibrator People

The Amtrak Cascades from Seattle to Portland slowed to a hissing stop alongside a BNSF freight train somewhere in open country south of Olympia, Washington. Through my rain-streaked window I saw this message painted on the side of the adjacent … Continue reading

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Maps and journeys

I unearthed this cache of old road maps the other day while doing a major cleanup of my office. I’d completely forgotten about them and I was pleasantly surprised by the number of places I’ve visited over the years. As … Continue reading

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Product Review: Airbus A380

We travelled to Australia for our family vacation this summer and had the opportunity to fly on the new Airbus A380 from Los Angeles to Sydney, and on a Boeing 747 from Sydney to Los Angeles.  Since the A380 is … Continue reading

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