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couchette

a bed in a railway carriage, esp one converted from seats
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On joue egalement de la multiplicite des perceptions, voire d'une certaine profusion : trop d'elements a percevoir a la fois et jeu sur la gene de fouiller dans la cabane, de lire les notes dans des carnets ou pas, de se servir a boire, ou de se coucher dans les couchettes, etc.
On the Plymouth-Roscoff route couchette accommodation is offered free of charge on sailings operating Sunday through to Thursday, whilst Friday and Saturday sailings are offered at 50 per cent discount.
Sleepers or couchettes always require advance reservations and additional charges.
The overnight Artesia train from Paris to Florence starts at pounds 118pp return in a six-berth couchette.
Couchettes are certainly an intimate sleeping arrangement, considering that usually the people overnighting in these cramped quarters may not know one another.
Although the holiday vehicle was comfortable enough, with reclining front seats par excellence, they didn't allow you to fully stretch your vertebrae the way you can in the Fiat Idea, which offers full-blown couchettes for two, no less.
Si Felicite, dans ce premier chapitre, est dessinee comme un etre immuable, sans age, en revanche la description de la maison Aubain se rapporte a une epoque relativement precise dans le demi-siecle ou la servante l'occupe, a savoir celle qui suit le depart des enfants: "[la chambre de Madame Aubain] communiquait avec une chambre plus petite, ou l'on voyait deux couchettes d'enfants, sans matelas" (3) (48).
However, passengers in couchettes sleep in their daytime clothes: the compartments offer little privacy and aren't necessarily same-sex.
French Motorail (0171-203 7000) from Calais to Moutiers, based on a car, 2 adults and 2 children and overnight couchettes, pounds 555 return.
Les couchettes et les espaces communs ne sont guere au top.