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The Monsoon Trails - I

April 2015. A hot and dry summer torments the sub-continent. Dehydration and heat strokes batter the citizens. Monsoons are just around the corner and left us all longing for its early arrival. 1,616 more words


Victoria, platform 4

Monday 1st February 2016, 12.05pm (day 1,621)

Manchester Victoria station is much improved by the recent renovations, but actually this picture is taken in the non-reconstructed part; squatting under the Arena, this was a rare burst of light. 36 more words

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Why you should ride Amtrak at least once

There’s still a certain romance about train travel and especially overnight rail journeys. Tonight, after his successful programmes in the UK and Europe featuring Bradshaw’s guide, Michael Portillo begins a new series and this time he’s heading Stateside. 655 more words

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The Final Call

The morning passenger from Mettupalayam to Ooty leaves its doors open and a final call to the passengers to board the train for 5 hours of breathtaking and beautiful scenery.


Thats My Crown

The X Series proudly displays its title, “NILGIRI QUEEN” . Oh Yes sure you are !!!.


The Photogenic Beauty

Photographers, amateurs and hobbyists line up to click this Mountain Queen from all angles. Getting a shot with no or little presence of humans by itself is an achievement.


Oil Lit Lamp Post

I do not know what this is, but must be something special as it has a platform and preserved like a king. Will update once I find out what exactly is this one.