Dear all, I am super delighted that my journey got published on a newly launched magazine called #materialist. You find the link below. Himmelsgeburtstag
Leaving to arrive – after over 10 years: Beijing I am coming /7th of May
I was sad to leave Mongolia. What an impressive country with wonderful friendly and lovely people. I for sure will come back o explore further. At least I got a sneak preview 🙂 It was a short trip to Beijing which in itself was already a bit sad, cause I got used to the forced…
My new room mate – Compartment Number V. / Evil Twin
She: “Do you speak English? A book, a table, a pencil”…. Lol… We both started laughing. Tonya, Russian, 52 years old, very friendly, likes laughing and eating sausage with a lot of garlic. Her final destination is Ulan Ude. She joined compartment Number V. this morning. I felt asleep again which wasn’t easy because by…
Mongolia – on my way
……. It’s cold, the wind is blowing through the window….. Water for tea is boiled with fire /charcoal….. no restaurant on board but lovely red curtains … Hmmmmm Maybe it’s not that bad after all, that this trip is “only” 32 hours ….. More tomorrow 🙂 Gute Nacht.
Short Recap train ride – Irkutsk
Train ride from Moscow to Irkutsk was smooth, fun, visually inspiring and enjoyable. People are super friendly, moderate and not selfish in their behavior what so ever, even the small kids travelling are well behaved. I guess different upbringing here – not to be misunderstood as criticism on how kids are raised in our part…
I made it. The first 24 hours soft-train-journey-launch successfully done. Slept well. Sergey and his girlfriend picked me up and dropped me at the hotel. The weather is really nice!