Bernina Express

To get from Rome to London, I decided to take a series of trains, mainly so I could go through the Swiss Alps. (Last time I was in France, I found myself staring off into the distance at mountains, wanting to BE THERE.) It seems I’m not the only person with this instinct, because I found a train that follows a route so beautiful it’s been named a World Heritage Site.

I mutter under my breath every time I see these images, partly because I can’t believe ANYTHING is this awesome, and partly because the pictures don’t do it justice.

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I know, right?

Now let’s all return to our normal lives, and dream of a time when we’ll be the hikers in those photos.

18 books finished in 2014: The Silkworm

18 books finished in 2014

I may have bought this the day it was announced/released. I couldn’t help myself! (I’m the worst at not buying books, especially when beloved authors KEEP WRITING THINGS.)

But, it didn’t disappoint as a follow up to the last, and I’m hopeful that more mysteries will be coming in the future. Though I hope they aren’t all going to be about celebrity or the publishing industry, because I might get tired of that. Ms. Rowling/Mr. Galbraith, how about you set your next mystery in the taxidermy field?