I walked quarter of a mile to find an open Metro entry point, as the two closest to my hostel […]
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Day 45: Etiquette on the buses in Hangzhou
Another early start for me today, well, early in comparison with what I’ve quick become accustomed to through travelling. As […]
Day 40: Shanghai Sunrise
The sun had risen as the train pulled into Shanghai, so what else would I title the article? We passed […]
Night 39: Murder on the overnight to Shanghai?
I had been looking forward to this journey because of its earworm potential – “Night train to Shanghai” has the […]
Night 36: Overnight to Xi’an
This was my first train journey starting in China. As the attentive and memory-efficient will know, I had already visited […]
Day 32: Having arrived… working out how to leave.
I’m surprised by how quickly I felt comfortable in Russia, so much so that my first day in Beijing felt […]
Day 30: Final Approach to Beijing (and was anybody deported?)
Back on board the train at midnight, with two hours before we were scheduled to depart Erlian, passengers settled down […]
Night 24: The train to Ulaanbaatar and some territory takeover
I sauntered into the station at 3.15pm prepared to board the 3.47pm to Ulaanbaatar and I was a little surprised […]
Day 18: 48 Hours on a train (Part 2)
Is there anything worse than your alarm clock going off unexpectedly in a compartment with other people? I scrambled to […]
Day 17: 48 Hours on a train (Part 1)
Is the four year old boy in the next compartment running on Moscow time? At around midnight this seemed a […]
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