Singapore to Kuala Lumpur

May 1992 I noted that Singapore train station was not particularly busy. Eventually having gone through the necessary customs and immigration, we were able to board the train. We had six long hours on the train. The air-conditioning was very effective. I was amused to read that Lonely Planet considered Malaysian air conditioning to have …

Jericho

March 1990 We had a lovely time. I particularly remember  the Friday we (my American friend and I) had struggled through the crowds at Damascus Gate, just before a riot had broken out,(Somebody had been killed.) in order to reach the Arab bus station, to catch a bus into Jericho, which is in the West …

Yet More Misadventures at Shinjuku Station

November 1991 Looking back, I think Shinjuku Station was my nemesis. Can a station be your nemesis? Well today has been a much better day. We found the right line quite easily but then there was a bit of fumbling as we tried to buy our tickets, We couldn’t find a machine. We eventually bought …