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Trains, don't you love them? The 8:29 to Victoria, was a good fifteen minutes late and at various times of the day, fiendishly planned to coincide with my movements, the Bakerloo, Central and Northern lines were experiencing difficulties. Covent Garden was so packed with people that unable to reach the lifts, I found myself climbing all 361 steps to street level, passing the bodies of several expired American tourists on the way. Finally, gasping for breath I reached daylight, realising that I'm not as fit as I like to think I am.
I'll pass on the Himalayas trip I think! Posted by Hello

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