Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Heading home!

The Pacific Sunliner Train #774 pulled out of Santa Barbara's Amtrak Station 15 minutes late. Only 8 minutes later we were traveling next to the beach, which is sooooo gorgeous!

Uncle Seymour
12 Noon - San Diego/Camp Pendleton Fire!
Amtrak halted my train when we arrived at Union Station in Los Angeles. There is a huge fire burning in San Diego County. However, Amtrak dispatched another train only 3 hours later. This train left Los Angeles bound for San Diego at 3pm. Strange. But true!

According to internet news, the fire continues at this time, and is only 25% contained. We passengers are hoping for the best. Only time will tell !!




6 comments:

  1. Great picture! Just think of all the poor people down there in those cars that cannot enjoy the scenery like you can up there ! Good choice you made :-)

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  2. I agree with Vera - such a nice and sophisticated way to travel. So sorry that it's such an expense for us automobile-driven people. I received your email and will answer via email. Glad to hear from you.

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  3. Great photos! We've been hearing about that fire on the news... hoping all is well. I LOVE Amtrak, but somehow have missed going on that particular train. The Sunset Limited yes... but not the one you're on down there in the southern part. I'd love it!

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  4. I was wondering about you and this fire! glad you're on the train...

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  5. I'm truly happy for you, that you're able to get out and about, my friend. Blessings... Lynn

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  6. Hi, George. I know John and Mimi live near San Diego. Sure do hope they are far from that fire! Please let us know. Hoping all is well with you!

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