Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Come on ride the train!

Recently, K had a birthday.  He's the big 32 now.  But he doesn't look a day over 31, does he?  :)

To celebrate, we took a Santa Fe Railroad train ride from Santa Fe to the Galisteo Basin.  We've been meaning to do it for a while because it looks so cool.  They have two coach cars that are old wooden passenger cars from the 20's.  There is also a "silver" class car that was built in the 50's.  We took the silver class car because we're high rollers.  Apparently, the silver car was once Liz Taylor's.  
Separating the cars is a flat, open car for people to observe the scenery and wave to passers-by.
Here's Kev on the flat car:

Now, here's me:

You can see the bright yellow engine car.  This was taken near the Galisteo Basin.  It was a beautiful day for a train ride.
I packed a lunch for us to eat on the train as the ride took a little over two hours.  Onlooking passengers were quite jealous of our vittles, considering that the bar on the train only sold Cheetos and Funyons.

It was pretty darned fun.

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