Friends and family met my decision to travel to Vermont from Manhattan with various degrees of incredulity.
‘How can you stand the idea of being in a train for 9 hours?’
‘Do you know that driving only takes five hours?’
Eighteen months of life in pandemic conditions had stirred a wanderlust within me. I’d always fantasized about seeing the barren landscape of the Silk Route through a train window. For now, I had to make due with traveling through mundane New England. For inspiration, I downloaded Paul Theroux’s The Great Railway Bazaar on my Kindle. Theroux is one ...
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