My accommodation was in a Nobinobi (carpet) car, which was literally just a piece of carpet on the floor to lie on.
When the repairs had been completed, fresh disaster struck!
“Actually sir, you are no longer booked in this hotel. We are unable to accept foreigners.”
After taking a final ride on the delightful 80 year old DL3000 Witt trams of Dalian, I headed into Dalian railway station. I was to travel on to Shenyang today, […]
I arrived in Dalian on an overnight sleeper train from Changchun at around 7am. I exited the station and having not eaten since breakfast the previous day, I was ravenous. […]
I had arrived in the Chinese port city of Qingdao by ferry from Shimonoseki in Japan and after spending the night there, I was to fly to Changchun. From Changchun, I […]
After the wild winds and torrential rain from Typhoon Phongvong the previous day, I awoke to a fine day in Kokura. I walked to the station in the warm sun to visit the […]