Are you upto speed about Yunnan?

The bullet train from Kunming starts as if it’s totally nonplussed about the excited gaggle of folks on board. Or, not bothered about the fact that it’s going at an amazing 300 mph, almost. The ride is so smooth that you wish it wasn’t so slick, because a part of you wishes that you were actually hurtling through in a bullet, in a way that it would feel like a bullet.

Now, that’s  a nose for a train!

The Kunming to Quijing ride on the Kunming to Shanghai line, which I was on a few weeks back, is an experience that’s a metaphor for the modern rise and rise of Yunnan Province, as a hub city in China’s Belt and Road initiative. The train is ultra fast, and full of possibility, and so is Yunnan, one could say.

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