Monday, April 14, 2008

Why Fly? Take a Train

Dennis Jaehne forwarded me Stephen Bayley's article in The Observer about the nightmarish experiences suffered by people who enter airport terminal-space. A snip:
"The rapidly changing culture of air travel is one of the significant characteristics of our age. Within a generation, what was once a romantic, privileged adventure has turned into a humiliating ordeal. Unless you are in prison or have recently been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, no other experience in contemporary life requires an individual so completely to forgo his independence and endure such joyless, harrowing regimentation as travelling by plane."
Read the whole article: Want to rediscover the joy of travel? Take the train ...

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