Saturday, September 3, 2011

A Short Update

It's 2303 hours and we're stopped at Barstow, CA.

Between LA and here, I learned that trains don't fill up at their origin, they fill up en route. I also met three cool people over dinner -- a dinner that was surprisingly good considering it had been prepared on board.

If the next three days are anything like the past 5-odd hours, this will have been a good decision.

Pictures are hard to get right because windows never co-operate with photography, but the sunset was beautiful and there's certainly something magical about passing silently and swiftly through towns in the middle of the night.

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