Tag Archives: train travel

Right out of the movie ‘Witness’

The scene the other day, when I was waiting for an Amtrak train from Lancaster, Pa., to NYC. A vignette more suited to the 1985 movie Witness than Reality, 2013. In reality, the rest of the crowd was like any … Continue reading

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Bangkok: But boss, I want to stay on de train

It’s over. My magic carpet ride, so to speak, on the Eastern & Oriental Express train. Started in Singapore, ended in Bangkok. Three days and two nights. (Are you keeping score? Because I’m losing track.) Bangkok is where I’m at … Continue reading

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Toto, I don’t think this is Penn Station

Waiting to board the Eastern & Oriental Express train at the Regent hotel in Singapore. No, that’s not where I stayed … Now boarding, and my computer battery is in its death throes. Lateh.

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Going to be murder if I don’t find right hat for Orient-Express

Just one week to go before I head to Asia to board the Eastern & Oriental Express in Singapore — sumptuous sister train to the Orient-Express in Europe. I’m all set. Well, mostly. In case you’re wondering: Why that one? … Continue reading

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Gearing up for intrigue aboard Orient-Express in Asia

Really excited: Working on my upcoming trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express — sister train to the Orient-Express in Europe, but in southeast Asia. This odyssey will take me from Singapore, through Malaysia and Thailand, to Bangkok. Stopping on … Continue reading

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