Explore Alaska on the Aurora Winter Train

The Aurora Winter Train remains curiously under the radar except among rail enthusiasts. PHOTO: STATE OF ALASKA
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ALASKA - That whole thing about how it is the journey and not the destination that counts? Most travellers do not really buy that - unless, of course, they have a thing for trains.

My mild obsession with scenic or unusual train trips peaked with an unforgettable jaunt on the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Beijing many moons ago.

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