The Peripatetic Traveler


I hate it when reality rears its ugly head. After a day of bliss on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TS), I had to put some serious miles on the Honda in order to get home by the 16th. In spite of that, I still managed a couple of scenic stops between Antonito, CO, and Chinle, AZ. First, we have two passes on CO 17 before riding into New Mexico. Unlike… Read More

How do I describe a day of bliss in a blog post? There are facts: The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TS) runs at least two trains daily (one eastbound, one westbound) between Antonito, CO, and Chama, NM, during the tourist season. (In addition to the daily trains, it also has many specials.) The ride is 64 miles long and rises to the highest elevation (10,015 feet, at Cumbres Pass) of any currently-operating… Read More

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