Posts Tagged "Hong Kong"

Deepest Yunnan to downtown Hong Kong

Deepest Yunnan to downtown Hong Kong ...and back – by train The prospect of spending 80 hours on six trains with only a solitary day of respite sandwiched in between didn’t fill me with joy.  Direct flights between Lijiang and Hong Kong are costly and only operate once a week.  I’d taken many a wearisome train journey in China but this trip promised to be at least as tiring. The voyage began with me waving goodbye to my girlfriend from the window of a taxi that would take me from Heilongtan to the train station.  It was Read more [...] Read More