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- Hey there. I just figured out what the asterisk next to the My Talk menu option means... you've got mail. No worries, just getting my feet wet on WikiTravel. -- Allyak 18:12, Aug 19, 2004 (EDT)
Hi. I'm not quite sure I understand the change you just made to Portugal which says 'Uncharacteristically, by European norms at least, rail travel in Portugal is often quicker and cheaper than travel by bus'. My experience is that rail travel is faster (but not necessarily cheaper) than travel by bus in many, if not most, European countries. -- Chris j wood 19:52, 18 Aug 2004 (EDT)
- Good point. I think I'm still very much in an Eastern European travel mindset, where trains can take an inexplicably long time to get from A to B, for around 20% more money than travel by bus. But you're right, in Western European countries trains are usually faster, and in the case of High Speed Trains, much faster (and triple the price). Thanks for pointing this out and I'll remove the reference to price. -- Allyak 18:12, Aug 19, 2004 (EDT)