night train to Venice

Last night we took the train from Innsbruck, Austria down to Venice, Italy. We had booked night beds, and boarded the train at eleven, cold and tired. Our bunk beds were hard and warm, and we fell asleep almost immediately, exhausted from waiting for one cancelled train after another in a freezing Liechtenstein train station….

a million sunsets

Now I can see the sunset, and it is beautiful. It is a hazy, warm sunset, mostly oranges and pinks, rising up from the horizon into a dark indigo. The sun is long hidden, only the memory of its rays lights the sky now. The land is dark, the silhouetted trees standing black and sharp…