Airplanes, trains, ferries, ships, luxury buses and rental cars. You must have travelled by most of them. Do you remember what was cheapest mode of transport you have used?
What made you travel by it and how was the experience?
Besides usual trains, autorickshaws and cabs, I used these modes of transport on a particular stretch for going to Lonar; mostly because the roads were cut off or submerged due to heavy rains and there was no other way to reach the place.
State buses in India mostly have free seating.The ratio of passengers vs. number of buses is quite bad and so as soon as any bus approaches, people juggle and fight for a possible seat or place in it.
Generally any outlet (excluding exhaust & gas) from the bus is used to get in and reserve your seat.
Standing, bemusing I wondered what tactic I should