Mr. SRY, you seem to be the only regular overnight Amtrak traveler around here through this Coronavirus crisis, and it seems you think Amtrak travel has sunk to a new low.
Well, try on United FRA-IAD for size.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/09/busi ... d=em-share
FRANKFURT — Last week I stepped aboard the subway in Frankfurt for the first time since February, the start of a 4,000-mile trans-Atlantic journey to rejoin my wife after a three-month separation.
The trip to the United States is one I’ve made dozens of times over the quarter-century I’ve lived and worked in Germany. But this time, in the midst of the pandemic, it felt like a voyage into the unknown.
Crossing borders is no longer routine. Europeans are still persona non grata in the United States. I would be flying from a country just coming out of lockdown to one where the virus is still flaring in some communities...
Wonder why I'm not going over to Salzburg for the Festival this year (they let me out of some $600 of tickets I had bought)?