A Train Journey…

Hello friends,

It’s a year since I wrote this post when I had just 4 followers. Facebook very kindly sent me a reminder and asked me if I wished to share it again. So I’ve decided to share it again for all those who did not read it.


If you have not traveled by  train in India, you haven’t travelled!!!
Well, so we decided to take the train from Cochin to Thrissur, a one and half-hour journey. The girls were overly excited. Sitting in a rickshaw or a train are things they looked forwarded to when they come to India.

The evening train is mainly for students, daily commuters. At South station where we got in, the train was relatively empty, so we plonked ourselves- bags and all very comfortably- Rs. 60 for 4 of us against a taxi which would cost us Rs. 2500! The railway network is India’s lifeline and rightly so.

As the train headed Northwards, it got filled. People got into our compartment and seated themselves beside us. Soon the bags were on our laps and we were rubbing shoulders (literally) with the others. Well, that’s part of the experience!!! (You can go by car if…

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5 responses to “A Train Journey…”

  1. milan rajkumar Avatar

    Read upto this much ! I am totally hooked , going to read them all !

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      I read your comments and I fall short of words. Thank you very much for reading my posts and commenting on each one of them. Your comments make me want to write more.


      1. milan rajkumar Avatar

        Just write on , you have a gift for it ! It flows smoothly …!

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        1. Smitha V Avatar

          Thank you so much. Appreciate your advice. Will write.


          1. milan rajkumar Avatar

            Pl do ! Pl do pl do ….

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