The mentioned train was running at a great speed. Though during the patches of hilly terrains it slows down a little bit but still the charismatic presence of natural surroundings in and out there has been so absorbing to watch out for and the hazy picturesque from the glass windows of air-conditioned berth just stopping a little bit more to see and go near to nature absolutely.
Luckily, the movement of train was slower to watch the beautiful mountains in and around every nuke and corner and in some parts it seems that we are so much nearer to top of one mountain and then comes the tunnels which goes deeper into mountain and goes into it and cross it to another mountain, an absolutely wonderful spectacle to be part with it. There has been some mountains with rocks solid in and around of it and some mountains with plenty of trees and in some parts, we saw the presence of flocks of monkeys moving in and around different branches of trees out there.
Slowly, hill and mountainous parts slowly go over and then comes the plain lands but to my utter surprise, there has not been any sort of valuable and important stations worthy to buy good food out there. Still, the route and the precision of the journey were such that we have to move with it and the prolonged journey seems many times monotonous and boring but, still, there has not been any options to it at all.
In the end, we reached Yashwantpur at nine past fifteen minutes and the train was late for some minutes. The speed of Garib Rath train from Puri has been fantastic and during the course of running on plane lands its speed has been fast and the enjoyment within the air-conditioned berths have been fantastic and the overall time spent within the journey has been great.
Meanwhile, during the course of journey, on the berths just front of us came three persons from Khurda Road and they reached there from Jajpur and Raygada and among those three there has been one couple and it seems they had recently married and during the course of journey it was known that both were in service and their marriage was not the arranged one.
It seems that the parents of the male couple have not acceded to this marriage and all these three persons namely the third one could possibly the brother of a female couple have been continuously discussing it throughout this journey. It seems that the parents of girl’s parents very much agree to this and subsequently throughout the journey they have been discussing about it as at times it seems to us that they should discuss these matters with a silence as their loud discussions are hurting the attention of not only us but also the attention of other passengers.
Meanwhile, just inside the next berth, there has been some group of students especially the sportspersons who might have been going to Bangalore for attending some competitions. Most of them have been shouting throughout night probably talking about competitions as well as other matters of significance but at least for them not for us and then, some of them throughout the night run the songs on their mobiles which continue to disturb us during sleep as inside of air-conditioned compartment, the sound comes sharp and that could create absolute disturbances for the inmates as the songs continue to run throughout night and create absolute disturbances in sleep in this long journey. Passengers who are creating disturbances should learn from it and should stop such disturbances all by themselves without any such interference from others.
Finally, we reached Yashwantpur station. It was already quarter past to nine in the night. While during the course of the journey we anticipated this late reaching for training and for this we intimated to the caretaker of holiday home earlier. We have intimated to him that we should be reaching there after ten as by rule the gate of holiday home closes at nine pm and for this, we have to intimate earlier so that these gates should be open while we reach there. We reached at the platform number four of Yashwantpur station which is at the outskirts of Bangaluru city.
We reached pre-paid auto from platform number one to reach the city railway station where the holiday home is at a walkable distance. The cost of the pre-paid taxi was three rupees and it took almost 20 minutes to reach nearer to Binny Mills which is situated nearer to city railway stations out there. Finally, just 15 minutes prior to ten o’ clock in the night we reached holiday home.
At first, by mistake, we go into quarters of Binny mills which are situated just by the side of holiday home where the employee’s quarters are also there. The behaviour of the taxi driver was so good that he even apologized us for by mistake entering into Binny mills out there. We reached at the holiday home and at the entrance, the guard was there and he asked us whether we are for a holiday home and we acceded to it and then taxi drop us from there and we slowly enter into the front gate arena of the holiday home.
The caretaker was waiting out there, and he asked for an identity card and the letter of holiday home confirmation which was for four days and then he associated us with room at the fourth floor and luckily the lift was there and it was the most modern life system clearing all sorts of fears from us. The caretaker asked us did we have food, we said no and was there any worthwhile hotel adjacent to it, he said yes and with some walkable distance.
The canteen of holiday home was closed officially at nine pm and we are late to it and when we went outside to search for hotels nearby could not find a single hotel and we do not have the courage to go at stretch to such distance of searching for hotels in the night in faraway place of ours. We returned from half distance as due to the route of training and no pantry car available we could not eat quality food as well as during the course of the entire journey as well as we reached late and the canteen of holiday home was closed thereon.
Luckily we do have some instant noodles packet and we prepare it and eat it so that at least something should be inside of our stomach so that we could not feel exhausted after such a long journey. The entire journey was tiresome coupled with noises inside berth all through day and night and for better part the availability of quality foods are not there, and even if after reaching holiday home for some delay in time still the canteen of holiday home was closed as well as there were no good hotels nearby.
Still, the climate of that place was so wonderful and there was a nice temple nearby with south Indian architecture at its brilliance and at some point of distance the main railway station which should be convenient for us while we return as well as, the city railway station the part of Metro station was there for our convenience. I have observed the road conditions of this city were not so good, which is a very rarity now in most parts of the nation.
Encroachments of the household are so much so that one needs to be an extra bit of cautious while walking as the distance between you and vehicles roaming by are far lesser and one needs to be careful about it. Apart from this, I have seen that there have been much fruit vendors covering the paths of footpaths and it becomes almost difficult for us to walk within them as well as those fruit vendors also cost very high of their food products. So, it is wiser not to buy foods from them as well as it is wiser to watch from all sides before walking as there have been elongated stones at the sides of footpaths instead of plain walking fields.
Those paths are very treacherous to walk on as well as there would be no scope to walk on the road due to movement of a large number of vehicles in and around these areas which make the entire walking and roaming experiences during the course of journey difficult to sustain. nevertheless, I could find the life and the pattern of what the busy life could it have been whether this should be good or bad is a matter of judgment but still we have to find the right course of action of understanding exact phenomenon behind this so as to find the right kind attentiveness in understanding the fully functional part of this journey.
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