Not All Is Negativity

WITH EFFORT IT CAN BE GOOD

I’ve been accused of being too negative about the obsolete Bombardier Fleet running around Yellowstone National Park in the winter. Probably so; and with my own good reasons.

bombardier-air-quality-test.jpgForget for a moment the extensive damage the vehicles do to the visitors ears and the air in the park. Forget for a moment about the enormous amounts of gasoline consumed by these dinosaurs. Forget for a moment that there are no seat belts and that a seat is in the doorway. Forget for a moment that the windows fog up and that you are sitting sideways with other people’s legs on top of yours. Forget for a moment that twisting and craning of your neck is necessary to see. Forget for a moment that the visit is more about riding in the tin drum than it is about the park. Then, the visitor experience can be rewarding.

A testament to the “fun” of cramped and crowded travel can be found at TravelLady Magazine.

Click on over there for a view of the experience that contains a less jaundiced perspective than my eyes provide. To each his own.

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