…giving me a big grin and the thumbs up; “no problem!” he said and walked off
My accommodation was in a Nobinobi (carpet) car, which was literally just a piece of carpet on the floor to lie on.
…for about 450 metres, the train pretends it is a tram…
Travelling by train in India is a great way to get around. Trains are cheap and comfortable, and service almost every city and town, with most major cities served by […]
I thanked him and said “you’ve done this trick before?”. He said nothing, but inclined his head in agreement.
…I walked over and stood near some railway police who were standing chatting. The boy gave me a sideways glance as if to say “nicely played, foreigner”…
“does this train depart at 16:35 or 17:00”? “Yeah, yeah, 16:35. Just like your ticket.” “But the departure screen shows 17:00”. “Yeah, it’s 17:00, just read the screen”.