March 2010 Archives

As Thomas Cook's top seller Moira Lumsden says, there are no prizes for second place. So it's lucky that she and the rest of our group are on the first official journey of the Maharajas' Express, India's newest luxury train. We arrive at Kolkata station to a barrage of spectators and press - this may be our allocated fifteen minutes of fame. Karen Allen of Aspen Travel gets in front of the camera and on to Indian TV - the results are on YouTube.