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One Step Closer

18 May

One Step Closer

Excitement building. Today I ordered my Eurail Pass. That’s how I found my way around Europe four separate times back in the 1970’s. I am looking forward to sitting back and watching the countryside pass by me. I only wish it were as inexpensive now as it was back then.

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19 Responses to “One Step Closer”

  1. Jayde-Ashe May 18, 2013 at 9:56 pm #

    Wow the scenery is amazing! I’m jealous 🙂

  2. Angeline M May 18, 2013 at 10:35 pm #

    W
    What a fun way to see the country.

    • Rosemarie May 18, 2013 at 11:00 pm #

      That will be when I am not walking or hiking.

  3. Woolly Muses May 18, 2013 at 10:36 pm #

    I am just going to add it to a very long bucket list!

  4. hitandrun1964 May 18, 2013 at 11:43 pm #

    Very exciting;) One step closer.

  5. Linda Arthur Tejera May 19, 2013 at 12:14 am #

    What a great way to travel. I love the photos. Are they from your travels in the 70’s? I wonder how different it will be for you this time.

    • Rosemarie May 19, 2013 at 12:40 am #

      I just searched for a few European train photos on a search engine. The longest trip I have to make is 8 hours between Luzern and Bolzano. The other rides are shorter. Back in the 70’s I remember a 23 hour trip from Granada to Barcelona in Spain, and there was the all nighter standing in a crowded aisle from Nice to Rome. I don’t think I would want to repeat those particular experiences. Oh yes, and the shared sleeping car with the man who snored all night long like a raging thunderstorm from Venice to Vienna.

  6. magdalena36 May 19, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    When do you start it?

  7. lensandpensbysally May 19, 2013 at 3:30 pm #

    Now I’m sure the butterflies are about to be set free. You’re about to make dreams come true. That must be satisfying.

    • Rosemarie May 19, 2013 at 3:44 pm #

      Continuing to train and tie up loose ends as the date approaches. As things fall into place, I feel that this has been the right time and the right plan for a return to Europe. Satisfying yes.

    • Rosemarie May 19, 2013 at 4:15 pm #

      Continuing to train and tie up loose ends. The way things are falling into place it seems that I have chosen the right path and the right time. Satisfying yes.

  8. Stefania May 19, 2013 at 5:41 pm #

    nice photos!

    • Rosemarie May 19, 2013 at 5:46 pm #

      Thank you but I got them off of online train brochures. I will have my own soon. I have enjoyed visiting your blog.

  9. Imelda May 21, 2013 at 9:59 pm #

    Your photos are lovely and the prospect of going through such beautiful countryside is both romantic and exciting. 🙂

    • Rosemarie May 21, 2013 at 10:35 pm #

      The trip of a lifetime. Most likely my last trip to Europe.

  10. LuiZ FernandoS May 25, 2013 at 2:56 am #

    I also had unforgettable trips in the 1970s thanks to Eurailpass

    • Rosemarie May 25, 2013 at 3:09 am #

      My Eurail Pass for this trip just arrived in the mail today. It brought back so many memories of those earlier trips.

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