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Coimbatore

20th September. 3.10pm Coimbatore Junction Railway Station Platform 3 – Awaiting departure to Trivandrum That’s it. I’ve chickened out of the Indian experience. I need some rest, relaxation and Western culture. One look at Coimbatore, a big sprawling city with … Continue reading

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On Another Train or Two

13.9.13 Getting around Indonesia offers a number of transport choices, depending on the destination. Excluding driving yourself or hiring a car with driver, there’s train, bus, boat or plane. A plane may be quicker, depending on delays, but a passenger’s … Continue reading

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In Training ā€“ 1

15.7.04 For reasons of both time and money, I commute by economy class train from my semi-suburban home to the office where Iā€™m tapping this out. I suspect that few of my readers here will have been through this experience, … Continue reading

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In Training ā€“ 2

15.7.04 Having waited for up to half an hour for my conveyance to town, it is with keen interest that I view the arriving train. Inevitably at that time of the morning there are youths on the roof, a risky … Continue reading

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In Training – 3

Since I first wrote about commuting into town by train nine years ago (here and here) … … much has changed, and for the better. So much so in fact that there is now a love song entitled Aku Cinta … Continue reading

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