The Dragon Wagged Its Tail…Hong Kong-Beijing-Shanghai ExpressTrain Journey…

TRAIN JOURNIES REVISITED….Trains have been my fascination and the icing on all train journeys, local and international, was the one I undertook from Hong Kong in 2009. I disagree with Neville George Mullard or Bunt (chief protagonist) in Paul Theroux‘s novel KOWLOON TONG (about Hong Kong) who considered his manager’s act of ‘to wake up and…

Tin Shui Wai – A bus ride away

“As an adult traveling alone in a remote and cut off places, I learned a great deal about the world and myself: the strangeness, the joy, the liberation and truth of travel…..”. Hong Kong is not a remote place by any dot of imagination but even in crowds one can look for alone-ness. Sharing an…