Deserted Land: Rails to Trails

Go back in time.  People in America are moving westward to explore and settle and find their fortunes.  They use trains to navigate across country.  It is the middle 1800s to the mid 1900s.  There are few roads across America and fewer cars, and passenger travel was still a viable option.  Then the world changed.  The Freight lines replaced the passenger Continue reading Deserted Land: Rails to Trails

Pompeii – No Words are Adequate

Everyone knows of it.  It is ubiquitous for volcanic eruptions in the world.  Everyone has heard of the volcano, Mount Vesuvius, covering Pompeii with 19 feet (6 meters) of flowing ash, burying everyone and everything in AD 79. It was not truly searched until it was archeologically explored in early 1800s.   The sheer size of the Continue reading Pompeii – No Words are Adequate

Chongquing, China – 30 Million People! Never heard of it?

Jonah 3:3 “Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it.” (NIV)             Modes of transportation are what connect communities, people and culture.  We took planes, floated in boats, and traveled in vans, walked miles, private cars, and now the Bullet Train from Chengdu Continue reading Chongquing, China – 30 Million People! Never heard of it?