A Ride On The Vermonter To Pick Blueberries With Celine

Nearing thirty years of age, I was a bit ashamed to admit that I’d never ventured North of Albany while still within the U.S. Luckily, last year on my bike tour, I met this blueberry-picking, bumble-bee-worshiping, doe-eyed alumnae of the University of Vermont, and she inspired me to head North.

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Amtrak DC to AZ

What could have been a four-hour flight, I chose to convert into a 53-hour train ride. Why not? For the first time since I was 14, I actually had the time. I hopped onto Amtrak's Capitol Limited and then Southwest Chief trains to get from DC to AZ.

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