…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.
“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”.
I felt a firm but gentle push in my back that propelled me through the mass of humanity inside the train and onto the platform
What do you mean 550 rupees? You said 100!
It was like one of those moments in a Western movie, when the bad guy walks into the saloon; the piano player stops and everyone turns to look.
The rabble didn’t care, and laughed and joked as they completely ignored the soldier.