I set my alarm for 7am and was surprised to find it was still dark outside. I’ve been used to […]
Tag Archive for ‘Transport’
Day 127: Going back up North
After a superb week in Wellington – I’m only prepared to go so far with the alliteration – I was […]
Day 56: Last stop on the China trip
I love it when the trains here include the destinations written in English so that I can try to work […]
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 29: Are we really going to annoy the Chinese border staff?
While this was, by no means, the last train I would be travelling on, catching the train from Ulaanbaatar 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 […]
Day 5: One for the Train Spotters… Warsaw to Moscow
Next stage of the journey was the train from Warsaw to Moscow and this is where I had always felt […]
Trains, Cakes and Planning
Quite a few people have asked me about how I planned the trip, with a lot of interest specifically in […]
Climate Change:Let the Train take the Strain?
Carbon footprints, climate change, pollution, environmental damage and air quality are increasingly among the issues that many travellers are taking […]