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Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 30, 20, 6:04 pm
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My brother and I rode the (Chinese)...

My brother and I rode the (Chinese) Beijing-Moscow train via Mongolia in the Gorbachov era (July, 1987). We had a very nice two-berth cabin and took along a case of beer, as Gorbachov was on his...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 4, 20, 5:39 pm
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The best part of El Tapatio was the ex-New York...

The best part of El Tapatio was the ex-New York Central round-end lounge observation car on the end. At least it was in 1976 when I rode the train (through ex-NYC sleeper from Nogales on El...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 8, 20, 5:38 pm
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No airplane trips between Dec., 1959, and Feb.,...

No airplane trips between Dec., 1959, and Feb., 1964 (only ships and trains). Since then: lots.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 13, 20, 5:52 pm
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In 1996 I was on a BA 747 scheduled for JFK-LGW...

In 1996 I was on a BA 747 scheduled for JFK-LGW which made an intermediate stop at LHR (26 miles). OK, that doesn't really count, because we couldn't land at Gatwick only because of traffic...
Mar 8, 20, 5:49 pm
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Views: 618
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The trains run overnight, with sleeping cars, so...

The trains run overnight, with sleeping cars, so there isn't much sense in getting off, but, according to Cook's International Timetables, there is also a daytime train in the summer between Yerevan...
Mar 7, 20, 5:24 pm
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Baku-Tbilisi and Yerevan-Tbilisi can be done by...

Baku-Tbilisi and Yerevan-Tbilisi can be done by train. Ever since the Armenian/Azerbaijan war there is no no Baku-Yerevan connection. In 2005 I rode the two trains and, when checking in for a Baku-...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 2, 20, 5:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
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BA's all-business class A318 LCY-JFK is very nice.

BA's all-business class A318 LCY-JFK is very nice.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 28, 20, 5:29 pm
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Does Loftleidir's CL-44 to Keflavik from JFK...

Does Loftleidir's CL-44 to Keflavik from JFK count?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 4, 20, 10:03 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 11,569
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One I overlooked in my records: 720 Oct.,...

One I overlooked in my records:

720 Oct., 1976, Western, Vancouver - Los Angeles
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 3, 20, 6:00 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 11,569
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Airbus A-300 Oct., 2004, China Eastern,...

Airbus A-300 Oct., 2004, China Eastern, Beijing-Capitol - Shanghai-Hongqiao
Concorde May, 2002, Air France, Paris-CDG - New York-JFK
DC-10 June, 1998, Swissair, Geneva - New...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 28, 19, 5:31 pm
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Views: 2,496
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1968: Pan Am 727, Munich-Riem to Berlin Tempelhof.

1968: Pan Am 727, Munich-Riem to Berlin Tempelhof.
Forum: New York City
Nov 20, 19, 5:24 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
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The problem is that at Penn Station the A and C...

The problem is that at Penn Station the A and C trains leave from different platforms. I would go to the uptown local platform on 8th Ave.(avoiding the stairs to the A platform) and take whichever...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 29, 19, 5:22 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,936
Posted By Track

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 25, 19, 5:40 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 6,064
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When I was 7 and my brother was 8, we went to...

When I was 7 and my brother was 8, we went to Salamanca, in upstate New York, by the Erie Railroad's Erie Limited on the Fresh Air Fund's summer-away-from-the-city program. In Jersey City we were...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 12, 19, 5:47 pm
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UPDATE U.S. Alaskan Allegheny American ...

UPDATE
U.S.
Alaskan
Allegheny
American
Braniff
Continental
Delta
Eastern
Frontier
Forum: New York City
Jul 7, 19, 5:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
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As probably an even older New Yorker, let me add...

As probably an even older New Yorker, let me add that we never talked about the "4" train; it was always the Lexington Ave./Jerome express. And then there was the BMT Jamaica train (my old line) and...
Forum: New York City
Jul 3, 19, 5:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
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The only diamonds are on the 6 and 7 lines, which...

The only diamonds are on the 6 and 7 lines, which may run local or express in the Bronx or Queens, respectively (diamond is express). Neither diamond route goes on a different route from the circle 6...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 5, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 20,500
Views: 1,480,976
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I remember in the early 1970s seeing a weekly (?)...

I remember in the early 1970s seeing a weekly (?) KLM Electra flight AMS-SXF-WAW, with the Berlin stop not mentioned in the published timetable, no doubt to avoid upsetting the allies and West German...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 23, 19, 6:16 pm
Replies: 20,500
Views: 1,480,976
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Perhaps I can illustrate the difficulties in...

Perhaps I can illustrate the difficulties in Berlin travel before the wall came down. As a student in Berlin I traveled Munich-Riem to Berlin-Tempelhof in 1968 on a Pan Am 727 and then...
Mar 14, 19, 5:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 988
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I was on the QM2 a couple of years ago, and a...

I was on the QM2 a couple of years ago, and a young man at our table, who had evidently been zipping around the U.S. on the cheap, got around the formal-dress requirement on gala nights (tuxedo or...
Mar 13, 19, 5:28 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 988
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Except that a transatlantic crossing on the QM2...

Except that a transatlantic crossing on the QM2 is not a cruise, as the captain often notes in his welcome remarks. If the OP doesn't want to pack a tuxedo, he'll still have to have long pants and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 7, 19, 5:28 pm
Replies: 20,500
Views: 1,480,976
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In March, 1996, I flew on a BA 747 scheduled for...

In March, 1996, I flew on a BA 747 scheduled for JFK-Gatwick. Because of congestion (weather?) at Gatwick, we were diverted to Heathrow to refuel and then flew to Gatwick (26 miles). And in July,...
Mar 5, 19, 5:22 pm
Replies: 423
Views: 163,037
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Sorry, you're right. I am a solo traveler and so...

Sorry, you're right. I am a solo traveler and so didn't look past the 25 Euros (up to 5 people without noticing the additional cost past one). 32 Euros for two it is, and still a good deal.
Mar 4, 19, 5:25 pm
Replies: 423
Views: 163,037
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The price varies between 23 and 36 Euros,...

The price varies between 23 and 36 Euros, depending on the "Land." Bavaria charges 25 Euros.
Mar 3, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 423
Views: 163,037
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Between Nuernberg, Munich and Salzburg a one-day...

Between Nuernberg, Munich and Salzburg a one-day Bayern-Pass, good for up to two people and for one whole day after 9:00 a.m. is a good buy (25 Euros if booked on-line, good on all local and regional...
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