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Mark Moxon's Travel Writing

India: The Power of Authority

Howard standing beneath a large gopuram in Madurai
Indian bureaucratic power trips can make you feel completely insignificant, but rise above them and you'll win in the end

Did I mention the Toy Train? I sure did, and I thought at the time that it would be my last train story, because up until this point my experience with Indian Railways has been moderately painless. Until Siliguri, that is...