Fred Frailey Blog
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    Posted over 1 year ago by Fred Frailey
    Actually, the world’s oldest argument goes like this: If a tree falls deep in the forest and nobody knows, is it still the husband’s fault? But here’s one almost as old: Is Amtrak worth it? I’ve been reading the manuscript of a...
    Posted over 1 year ago by Fred Frailey
    I was quick to anger a few weeks ago when I came upon a shoddy piece of work done by a Frommer’s Travel writer, whose descriptions of “five scenic adventures” on Amtrak revealed a lack of preparation (see “Been There, Done That...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Wow, I’m never leaving on vacation again. You folks really kicked up the dust in response to my blog two weeks ago (see “Where Is The Southwest Chief Headed?” Sept. 3). The back and forth dialogue was furious and sometimes ferocious...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    I’ve been MIA again the past two weeks. Cathie and I spent several days in northern Italy and then a week on a (ahem) luxury cruise ship calling at mostly small towns on the Croatian side of the Adriatic Sea. What’s not to like about this...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Developments last week deepened Amtrak’s dilemma about how to sustain its Chicago-Los Angeles Southwest Chief. The states of Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico told the passenger train company they won’t ante up the $10 million of so needed...

September, 2012