You see, I was almost 17 and I was travelling by train almost alone in the summer of 1971. An older woman (30?) took an interest in my life going to Paris to meet up with my sister.
Yes, I had no hassles then, no parents either taking care of me. I also love the musical arrangement of the song.
Try to imagine being really untethered by family, friends and even strangers. The woman travelling to Paris had her way to go and I had my way to go. It was a very short friendship.
So, here is one of my favorite tunes: