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Slow tracks | Where speed is not of the essence.

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in slider, Travel Writing | 0 comments

Mint Lounge(WSJ India) April 26 2012 , – part of a special edition – ‘Journey is the destination‘.

On slow travel across India’s longest remaining metre gauge route.

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Track a hundred back – on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway.

Posted by on Oct 1, 2011 in slider, Travel Writing | 0 comments

Mint Lounge(WSJ India), 24 September 2011.

On traveling by the 100 year old Nilgiri Mountain Railway.

 

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En route to elsewhere – going cross-country across India

Posted by on Feb 6, 2011 in Travel Writing | 1 comment

The Himsagar Express rounds a bend(On taking India’s longest train journey by the Himsagar Express.)

(This piece was published in Mint Lounge on 29 Jan 2011. Photography by Pradeep Sanyal.)

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The rain train – travelling through Kerala in the monsoon

Posted by on Jan 19, 2011 in Travel Writing | 0 comments

(14 hours and 600km in pouring rain – on spending a day in a train with the South West Monsoons on India’s west coast.)

(This piece appears in the Jan 2011 issue of India Today Travel Plus. There is no direct web link to the piece. This is a part of the special year-end edition – India, the all weather country. It has pieces on each state in India in one of the 4 seasons. This piece is about Kerala in the monsoon.).

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A day with the South West monsoon

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 in Personal | 3 comments

(A variation of this piece was published in India Today Travel Plus. See here for that (edited, pruned) version – below is the original piece written right after the journey.)

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