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Old 06-15-2017, 05:13 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by baggydave View Post
Ah but we don't have the killer scenery, the big skies, the deserts, mesas and all the things that I love about the States. Railways in the UK now seemed cramped after many visits across the Atlantic. Where I live there are very few vistas that take the breath away.
I remember going on a couple of trips with a friend of mine. One around the States west of Colorado and the other in California and Nevada. I asked him what he thought of California, he replied" It's lovely, you go wow every 30 minutes or so but in Colorado you go wow every 5 minutes". I can't think of anywhere in England to compare with that statement
OK, but the Alps aren't that far away. Much as I love Colorado, the Alps are far more spectacular, IMO. The Rhätische Bahn is like an electrified Rio Grande Southern, with some features that outdo anything RGS had.
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