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Whittle Brings Canadian National To The Wooden Train Track

Disclosure I got a Canadian National Classic wooden train set from Whittle to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own. Over the years my kids have collected a large number of different wooden train sets.  What is great about wooden sets...
by A Parent's Perspective on Dec 13, 2016

Gallery: Rural New Jersey

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by Expat Photographer on Dec 11, 2016

Pontiac, Oxford & Northern Railroad Co. and the Legend of the “Polly Ann”

Local folklore states that the Pontiac, Oxford & Northern Railroad (P.O. & N) ran from September 1889 until the last service run of the full length of the line on February 9, 1984. Nicknamed the “Polly Ann”, or Poor, Old and Negle...
by Thumbwind on Dec 8, 2016

The Whittle Shortline Railroad MIXED Santa Fe Warbonnet SET Review: #HolidayGiftGuide

Wow, I still cannot believe it's December. And with two little boys in the house I couldn't resist the opportunity to review the Whittle Shortline Railroad products. My little guys will be delighted to wake up on Christmas morning and being able to o...
by Everything Changes on Dec 2, 2016

An Interesting Twist to an Old Story

We appreciate it when we receive comments and photos to share. From our story “Her Uncle Rode With Pancho Villa” we received many interesting comments by family members of people associated with Pancho Villa: Crickett Quijada Hi Lee,...

SHag – Oceans EP (RRR026)

Artists: SHagTitle: Oceans EPLabels: Railroad RecordingsCatalog: RRR026Release Date: 2016-07-04Genres: Techno SHag – Oceans (Original Mix) SHag – Bitch Slap (Original Mix) Download from: Novafile | FTP Download Deleted link? Check it...
by Electronic Music on Jul 5, 2016

SHag – Oceans EP (RRR026)

Artists: SHagTitle: Oceans EPLabels: Railroad RecordingsCatalog: RRR026Release Date: 2016-07-04Genres: Techno SHag – Oceans (Original Mix) SHag – Bitch Slap (Original Mix) Download from: Novafile | FTP Download Deleted link? Check it...
by House Language on Jul 5, 2016

“We Had a Very Good Time and the Scenery Was Spectacular”

We appreciate it when our guests share their stories, comments and photos with us and allow us to post them on our blog. Linda & John Gowdy, from Poestenkill, NY, traveled with us on our Copper Canyon 8-day to the Bottom and wrote us this quick...

Why Traveling by Rail and Bus May Be More Convenient

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by Travel on Jun 15, 2016

Beautiful And Unique Decorating Ideas Using Railroad Ties Landscaping To Beautify Your Yards

Railroad ties landscaping is a unique and beautiful way of decorating the exteriors of the home and the garden. Railroad ties are the rectangular wooden objects which are used as a base for railroad tracks. These ties are generally made of wood but s...
by Home Design Ideas on Jun 3, 2016

Madness in a Modern World

Politicians who supported an asylum exclusively for Indians often justified the need by parroting the claims of alienists. These specialists in mental illness maintained that the pressures of the modern world led to an increase in insanity. The fact...

“It Was Truly Impressive”

We just recently returned from your 7 day Copper Canyon tour and I just wanted to tell you how impressed we were!

“It Was Grand and We Felt Safe”

We appreciate it when our guests share their stories, comments and photos with us and allow us to post them on our blog. Dianne Raymond, from Fort Fraser, BC Canada, who recently traveled with us on one of our Copper Canyon Independent Trips and ha...

“I Will Certainly Recommend The California Native To Others”

We appreciate it when our guests share their stories, comments and photos with us and allow us to post them on our blog. Recently, Steve Donaldson, from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, traveled with us on our Copper Canyon 8-day Independent Tour and wrot...

Hoover Dam at Lake Mead, Nevada

We get cabin fever in the middle of winter in Utah and like to take a weekend trip south to where the weather is warmer. About a month ago, we traveled to Nevada. We spent one day and night exploring the Hoover Dam area by Lake Mead. My favorite was...
by Outdoor Adventure Gals on Mar 20, 2016

Keep Making Your Excellent Itineraries

We appreciate it when our guests share their stories, comments and photos with us and allow us to post them on our blog. Recently, Sandy and Harry Scott, from Asheville, North Carolina, traveled with us on our Copper Canyon 11-day Independent Tour...

An Unexpected & Very Sweet Surprise!

We appreciate it when our guests share their stories with us and allow us to post them on our blog. Carol Schlafly, from Nashville, TN, wrote us about her recent escorted adventure in the Copper Canyon: It was all just wonderful, food was great, all...

Ski Sun Valley and Ketchum Idaho

Sun Valley is an American classic. The country’s original ski destination, created in 1936 by statesman Averell Harriman, it is still considered one of the finest ski resorts on the continent. Harriman was chairman of the board of Union Pacific Rai...
by eTravelTrips on Dec 18, 2015

The Sky Lanterns in Shifen

Releasing wishes to the heavens through a sky lantern is a popular tradition in Asia. In fact, it has also slowly becoming a trending group event in the Philippines. In Taiwan, there is a Sky Lantern Festival and even when it is not the season for th...
by First-time Travels on Dec 3, 2015

How Unregulated Corporate Greed has Ruined American Lives

[As a politically-liberal Christian who believes in using our democracy to fight greed, I receive considerable push-back from conservatives who seem to think that it’s not any of my business whether or not the rich are greedy, that I shouldn’t be...
by Politically Moderate Christian on Oct 22, 2015


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