Siberian Express Dreams

Russia, Siberia, Mongolia and China, late December, 2014. Part 7: I’ve had Siberian Express dreams for years, taking a train across the vast stretch of Siberia, leaving Moscow headed constantly on,...

Siberian Express Dreams

Russia, Siberia, Mongolia and China, late December, 2014. Part 6: I’ve had Siberian Express dreams for years, taking a train across the vast stretch of Siberia, leaving Moscow headed constantly on,...

Beijing, not Peking, duck

A cold wind and a day of walking can take you to unexpected places and Beijing, not Peking, duck. Walking down a street in Beijing at the end of December, the...

Travel blog Great Wall of China

Coincidence, Serendipity, and Travel: A Series, and You Are Invited. Chapter 4, On the Great Wall of China With over a billion people in China, you should run into someone you...