Over 10.5 hours and 1,120km, we travelled out of Mongolia and into Russian Siberia.
Life on the Trans-Mongolian Railway
What exactly do you get up to when you’re on a train for more than 16 hours? Make friends and drink Brandy apparently…
Border crossing: China to Mongolia by train
We took the Trans-Mongolian from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar, which included a three-hour bogie-changing adventure in the middle of the night.
Border crossing: Vietnam to China by train
We said goodbye to Vietnam and took the night train over the border to China. From there, we took our first high speed train to Guilin.
Border crossing diaster: Cambodia to Vietnam by land
Everything seemed to be going well, until we reached the Vietnamese border and I was denied entry.