While growing up, that’s the mode we used when traveling long distances on vacation or postings with parents. Or when going on college trips with friends.
As we grew older and air travel became more economically viable, train journeys became obsolete.
But I miss them. Sometimes. Well some parts of it atleast.
Going to the toilets was always a problem. So, I don’t miss that. Indian Railways’ toilets are awful and something that should NEVER be discussed on a food blog. So I will just end that topic here.
I also don’t miss the oggling, desperate and mostly frustrated men that would travel in trains, staring at girls traveling alone. That was scary and one reason why I hated traveling alone besides the fact that I could never get sleep at night as I had to be extra cautious about my luggage.