Day 118: Er, Anyone seen my bag?

28.04.09: Today should have been a breeze - well timed connections marked my passage through Poland. My coach arrived half an hour early, so it wasn't even a rush to the station for the first train to Bratislava. I hopped on board - oh wow! It was one of those old fashioned ‘The-Lady-Vanishes'-type trains where you sit in sealed off compartments facing three strangers. Yey! Only I had two strangers, Iva and Monica, and they were the best kind of stranger - ie. Bubbly, lively ones with nice eyes who laugh at my jokes. Iva was from Croatia, but living in Vienna and Monica was from Poland. So I sat with my captive audience and entertained each other as we passed effortlessly through the Czech Republic on the way to Slovakia. I had just finished reading ‘White Tiger', the winner of last years Man Booker prize…

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