I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
Trains-portation…. Or TrAHHHH-nsportation!
The romantics in us all look back at an era gone by when trains were the ultimate form of travel. You might have heard lately the advertisement for traveling on a train, as you can sit back and relax, stretch out even. The buzz around train travel here in
These personal recommendations followed by mother’s group magazines saying what a great experience it is for families, led me to try to take a trip down to
Right away I was starting to wonder in the back of my head why I was driving down the highway to go to a train and not just straight to
The train cars were double level, the top had single seats which were disappointing because I’d like to sit as a family and take in the view. We stayed on the bottom near the handicap seats so we could be near our stroller and keep it out of the way. The baggage was supposed to be put up above your seat. I started to feel like these weren’t the trains I had been on in
It is a very long ride from
While the buzz around riding a train is appealing, the experience is not what it is cracked up to be. The trains that we were on were definitely only commuter trains. No frills. They are worn out from the amount of people and time they have carried. In my opinion this isn’t the way to travel with a family and wasn’t relaxing. It would have taken half the time to get to
I would rather spend less time traveling and more time at my destination. In those immortal words – Don’t Believe the Hype. Try for yourself and don’t feel bad if you don’t really like the experience. You’re normal. It works for commuters from