Situated in Deccan Plateau near west coast, Pune was earlier known as ‘Punya-Nagiri’ or ‘Queen of Deccan’. Britishers called it Poona. It has now got its original name Pune.
That unknown Chicago taxi driver is one of my heroes. He found a simple way to witness. He had the courage and boldness to openly express his Christian views through his choice of radio stations. His witness was more important to him that his riders’ opinions and he was willing to risk losing business (and losing money) for his faith.
Erie Land Light – On Lighthouse Street in Dunn Park, the original Erie Land Light was one of the first two lighthouses on Lake Erie. (The other was in Buffalo, built the same year, 1818.) The tower was only twenty feet tall. It sat taxi services atop the bluff on the mainland overlooking the harbor. The tower proved unstable and was replaced by a 56-foot tower in 1858. When the second tower began to deteriorate, testing showed a layer of quicksand under the foundation. A third tower with a massive foundation was completed in 1867. Erie Land lighthouse was permanently closed in 1899. It was restored and rededicated in 2004. The lightkeeper’s cottage is still used by the caretakers.
The taxi driver has the right to refuse to transport you if you are offensive or if you are under the influence of alcohol. He may also choose not to transport an excessive amount of baggage, or more than his allowed quota of passengers for the type of vehicle he has. This is typically up to about four passengers. He will expect you to hire a second taxi as well, if you exceed his limits for passengers or baggage.
Hong Kong is certainly a multinational metropolis – People from all over the world come here to work and to play. It can be a delightful cultural combination of east and west. Those who find themselves living here won’t be hard pressed to find little comforts at home, as well as several towns to connect to.
The nearby area taxi cabs is known as the Waulud’s bank and that’s near the Luton Museum and art gallery. The Dunstable town is full of historical facts as well as knowledge of the medieval days and former castle era.
As a driver, you get the idea. I realized on the return trip, when I was back in my familiar driver’s seat again, that I was driving better and making better decisions than I was before I sat in the passenger seat.
Last but not the least; try to get the price quotation of a few other taxi service providers before you book one. It might happen that other taxi providers are offering cheaper rates than the one from whom you have booked your cab.