I was on a mission, a mission to catch the tiniest National Rail train in England (possibly the smallest heavy rail passenger train in the world), on England’s shortest branch […]
I had been staying in Jinan for several days, and decided to take a day trip to the city of Qingdao, around 350km east of Jinan. Qingdao is a port […]
After checking out of my Shanghai hotel, I headed to the east of the city. My destination was the Zhangjiang district, more specifically, the Zhangjiang Tramway. The Zhangjiang Tramway commenced […]
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 […]