Continuing overland through China to Hong Kong December 11th 2015 It had taken thirty hours for our train to rumble its way from Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia to the Chinese capital of Beijing, eight hours of which were spent stationary at the Chinese border whilst the each carriage was shunted into a huge workshop, jacked up and the under carriage (bogies) swapped. This is necessary because Mongolia and China do not run on the same gauge railway, as the Mongolians us ... read more
Asia » China For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Hello. We are Ross and Liz and on the 20th November 2013 (a wet and grey British winter's day) we finally set off on our long planned trip around the globe. We started our adventure in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have since made our way around South America, South East Asia, Sri Lanka and overland from the UK to Hong Kong, where we hopped over to Japan and then down to New Zealand. After five fantastic months camper vanning around NZ we are heading over to Australia for three months before finally heading home (via Thailand and Frankfurt).
We travel at a nice slow pace, visiting all the s... full info