Days 5 and 6: October 3 and 4, 2015--Albuquerque, NM, to Chicago, IL GALLERY

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Just two things to show you today:
  • The Balloon Fiesta Mass Ascension
  • Random things out the train window on the long, long ride

Balloons, Balloons, Balloons

"Down by the station, early in the morning..." Los Ranchos/Journal Center Station, that is.
(Photo by Lila)

And they're off!

It makes our Angeles City Balloon Fest look a little small. (Photo by Lila)

Some came closer. (Photo by Lila)

Pay no attention to the man behind the column. (Photo by Lila)

This one is funny because...
(Photo by Lila)

Shortly afterward this guy came laboring along the right-of-way.
(This photo is #4453; the one of the frog balloon is #4452--literally one shot apart!)
It's hard enough for us to walk on ballast, but when you're that small...
(Photo by Lila)

Lila's World through the Window

All of the photos below were taken by Lila out the train window. We slept through the first night, but we still saw a lot. Although we rolled through Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois, chances are it was only daylight in the middle three. Hard to say, though, as the timetable was all messed up from our delays.

The station at Lamy, discussed yesterday. Near sundown Saturday.

Road and rail

Country road

We were rolling through the Heartland.

A lone tree. Autumn is coming!

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