I did however find a lot of bitching about how slow train travel is, as if people expected a fairly antiquated mode of transportation to suddenly be capable of breaking the sound barrier. Many other train bloggers seemed to fall into the category of people who treat Trains Magazine as being on par with Penthouse or Hustler. This preliminary research helped define my goal of being a travel blogger that was neither:
- Under the impression that anyone cared about their bellyachin' or
- Likely on some kind of sexual deviance watchlist.
For today, here is a calendar running down my trip and how long I will be spending in each place. (It also shows off my