Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Train Adventure

Have the chance to ride a train? Don't do it.
1. There are a large number of crazies who ride the train.

2. People on the train are even more noisy, gross, and smell worse than on planes.

3. Who really wants to ride on a train for 9 hours straight? Not it.

I got to the train station at 4:30 am. There was 2 homely looking guys already in there, otherwise it was deserted. The place was a hole in the wall and kind of creepy.
Now you should know, I have a huge fear of being me and 2 guys in a train station alone? Not good. Panic mode.
Eventually more people started coming, they were all sorts of strange. I mean that in a nice way but come on, they were weird.

We boarded the train and there was no "ALL ABOARD", I was so disappointed. People were laying all over the place inside already. I didn't know what to expect, being this is my first time taking the train and all. It was a lot nicer than I thought it would be. There were foot rests and the seats reclined. Of course, I kicked back and started blogging about the trip. ha!  I mean, I didn't want to get robbed by the creep across the aisle who kept staring at me, I was already up for 2 hours and had a lot of coffee. 

You should also know, that I get motion sickness. Mostly in cars but sometimes other places. So as soon as I get on, the train starts swaying. Oh shit. I have never puked before and I hope it's not my first time. The tracks are bumpy and the horn goes off every 10-15 min.
A little while after we left, the train comes to a complete stop in the middle of nowhere. Or I think it's the middle of was pitch dark at this point. We sat there for about 10 min and nothing happened. Okay really....It was not fun. {We are probably going to get robbed and I will have to run through the middle of nowhere until I find an almost deserted farm house with no cell reception and 3 cows. I really don't know what I would do...besides cry.} Thoughts like that are exactly why I don't watch scary movies.

The trip goes well from there, until we made a stop and the attendant for my car, made me scoot over so this guy could sit by me. There were empty seats open! He was my age and would not stop talking. Hello, earphones in my ears = no talky. He finally moved after a looong time and thank goodness for that. We had to stop for 45 min due to a "traffic jam" which made me miss my second train!!! BOO.
I wanted to explore the Union Station but I was afraid of getting lost. They now have "quiet cars," which you can't talk on your phone in or bring children. Holla! I loved it. Peace and quiet. Last time, people were talking nonstop. Ain't nobody got time for that.

On the way back, the train was packed. It was very uneventful like on the way here. I slept, stuffed my face with junk food and blogged more. This train thing is doing wonders for my blog. ha
So overall, it was interesting to suffer on experience the train, but I think it's safe to say the chances are low that we will be meeting again. I made it to my sister's fine and was so excited to see her and baby Bo!!! He is so stinkin' cute!

I'm guessing by now, you think know, I am a huge paranoid freak....It happens?

I think I need to invest in this mace gun below. I can just see myself getting those bad guys left and right. Pow pow!

Mace Pepper Spray Gun - Pink with Pepper Spray Cartridge and a Water Practice Cartridge
Badass right?  {Source}

1 comment:

  1. Okay, I am seriously dying. Bahhaha. First, I think that because I know you- the thought of you running from a train the middle of nowheresville, and finding an abandoned farm house leaves me laughing at the hilarity that you would actually get of the train. You (and I also) would start crying as soon as you saw said robber. Next, Lief also said he would NEVER do the train game again! And lastly, that gun is the BIZ!! I need me one of those too.