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Trans-Manchurian Experience via Video for the UTC

Tweet The bonuses to spending six straight days confined to a train cabin or two is that you have plenty of time to think, reflect, and in this particular journey, to learn. Jeannie and Nora are both experienced video bloggers, so I have now picked up a new technology semi-obsession – video. Here is my [...]

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Trans-Manchurian by Photos

Tweet   The train only stops every three or four hours or so, but it rolls through small little train stations like this much more frequently. They aren’t always this quaint, but they are usually one of the most well maintained buildings in the little villages they are in. Special thanks up front to our [...]

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Crossing the Russia/China Border at Zabaykalsk

Tweet Well, we have now all been on this train since just before midnight on September 17th, traversing all the way across Russia on the Trans-Manchurian Railway. Supposedly, as this post is going up (it was written and scheduled while we were in Moscow), we are supposedly crossing the Russia and China border at Zabaykalsk. The [...]

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48 Hours — Train Travel Tribulations

Tweet I am feeling a bit like I just got out of a 48 spin cycle of the “travel washing machine.” Tired, beat down, but in the end, freshly washed and lucky — the story of my travel life. Well, the lucky part, not always the freshly washed part. The last few days have not [...]

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A Warm Welcome to Russia and China via Real Russia UK

Tweet The Ultimate Train Challenge is right around the corner. It is now only 15 days away from “train time!” The crew of travel bloggers is getting ready right now, picking up possible routes, coming up with ways to score the most scavenger items, and doing all the planning necessary for this bit of 30-day [...]

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