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View From the Train Window

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You've boarded, you've eaten, you've explored the Amtrak train -- time to sit back and relax and watch the world go by. Read more below the picture.
View from an Amtrak train window

View From the Window

© Kathleen Crislip
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You've boarded, you've eaten, you've explored the Amtrak train -- time to sit back and relax and watch the world go by. This is what riding trains is all about.

The view above is near the Green River in Utah -- when I hit this stretch on my Sacramento-Colorado trip, I knew from the red rocks and blue blue sky that I was close to the mountains and rivers of home and I had just been in Australia and California for over a month; getting to the Rocky Mountains felt like dreaming-come-true.

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