The Blue Edit 9/19/22
I'm taking the Acela today, which brought to mind the sublimely beautiful blue image above - a glimpse inside the ne plus ultra of train travel:  the Orient Express by Belmond.   And before you know it, a little google magic led me to discover that Belmond is about to offer a new journey - five nights on the Orient Express from Istanbul to Paris.    Ohhhhhh, yes please.   READ MORE