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Trans-Mongolian Railway, Pt. 3

Irkutsk to Moscow 72 hours. On a train. I began this part of the journey as an idiot. For some reason, I never picked up on the fact that all trains in Russia depart on Moscow time, rather than the local time at each station. (Even though my friend Emillio might have mentioned something about this […]

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Trans-Mongolian Railway, Pt. 1

The Trans-Mongolian Railway. An epic train journey.  Aside from my chosen route of cutting across Mongolia, this is essentially the more traditional Trans-Siberan train route connecting Europe with the far east. 6 days of total train travel to go the almost 8,000K from Beijing to Moscow. If a person really wanted to explore Europe and […]

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A Tourist

Imagine this – You are a Chinese person traveling to Kansas City from Beijing to see the sites in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri.  All you know how to say is hello and thank you in English and you lack all ability to read English.   You do not have any friends in the city – […]

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