All about train travel in India and safety tips for traveling solo

All about train travel and tips for traveling India by train solo

When I was a kid, the Indian railway was an integral part of our travel planning. Air travel was luxury because there were few flights between few cities, it was expensive in those days. There were buses but with very less leg space and uncomfortable sitting. So, Indian trains were our favorite mode of transport … Read moreAll about train travel in India and safety tips for traveling solo

Nilgiri Mountain Railway – A UNESCO World Heritage

Nilgiri mountain railway A UNESCO heritage site

The Nilgiri Mountain Railway was declared UNESCO’s world heritage site in 2005. British built it in 1908 and train runs on 1,000 mm track known as meter gauge and also known as a toy train. Nilgiri mountain railway runs from Mettupalayam to Ooty (Udagamandalam) via Coonoor in the Nilgiri Hills. Though it takes longers to … Read moreNilgiri Mountain Railway – A UNESCO World Heritage