As much as I love the beautiful drive, my favorite way of commuting between San Francisco and San Jose, California, is on CalTrain.

Instead of fighting traffic or boredom, I can plop down in a nice comfy seat on a smooth train, take off my shoes, put my feat up and have some “me time.”

One day, I decided to just take my point and shoot and snap away as the train left San Francisco and headed through South San Francisco and onto the Peninsula. My battery didn’t last long, but what I did get was very telling of the disparity between downtown and the outskirts of the city.

 

A CalTrain waits at the main San Francisco station
A CalTrain waits at the main San Francisco station

 

This is my favorite of all the shots from CalTrain. All I see when I look at it is a big smiling face.
This is my favorite of all the shots from CalTrain. All I see when I look at it is a big smiling face.

What Does the View From CalTrain Look Like?

I often wonder how people used to document every day life without small cameras that have high definition video capabilities. Good thing for me that technology exists now ๐Ÿ™‚

Below is a brief view of the passing landscape of South San Francisco from my seat on CalTrain.