You remember 90-degree angles from math class, right?
When you bank a curve at 90 degrees, it takes on an interesting look.
And a little voice in your head whines, “How will the train stay on the track?”
Then a smarter, more logical voice reminds you of the laws of physics.
But it still looks … well, scary.
Rachel and I took a nice walk this warm afternoon.
We’re hosting a crew from the National Geographic Channel on Friday, so we wanted to be sure we were familiar with the latest construction efforts.
We rounded a corner.
Is that it?
No, that’s not 90 degrees.
It looks close though, doesn’t it?
Close enough for me …
The banked curve was fine for a photo.
But that banking wasn’t fully vertical.
Maybe we’ll find it if we keep walking.
As we rounded a curve in the road, just a few yards ahead, I must admit I screamed.
It was so startling to see track completely on its side.
And that’s one of two curves banked that way on The Voyage.
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