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Kunming at night  

Kunming at night

Hanoi to Kunming

March 29th 2007
Got on the night train out of Hanoi to Lao Cai on the Chinese border. By luck we had the whole train berth to ourselves, and it seemed to be a private car a cut above what we'd been in coming up the coast - cleaner and with a nifty lamp on the table for atmosphere. One nifty lamp and suddenly you feel you're on the orient express. We awoke to the conductors knock next morning and spilled out into ... read more
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