Some scenes from a trip over the Sierra and the Rockies on the California Zephyr.
Mountains are magical places. Throw in a lovely train ride along San Francisco Bay and the Central Valley, the first stirrings of Christmas, and an overnight storm that turned the park into a remake of “Frozen”, and your spirits will be fully primed for the season.
Last year for my birthday I took the Coast Starlight train from LA to Portland, Oregon. Obviously I was dressed in my favorite Harajuku Girl costume.