Friendship Holiday International Hotel

No.12 Building, Xinshiji Block, Manzhouli, Inner Mongolia, 021400, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $41.00
 

Travel Blogs from Manzhouli

6 hours in ManZhouLi

A travel blog entry by cylam

5

... our chop (which didn't exist to begin with...) then he took my Home Return Permit and examined this card which he see for the first time in his life. Then we finally left for the city centre after being delayed for so many hours.

On our way towards the city centre, we saw buildings and architecture that only those in Moscow could match in the entire Russia. That's quite a shock really. When we arrived at the town ...

2 hours in Zabaykalsky

A travel blog entry by cylam

6

... another coach (well, just followed other people) to cross the boarder which cost another 400 rubles. The actual cost was roughly 60 rubles/12 yuan but only if you had your own vehicle so there's nothing you can do to this money-ripping-off-coach. This still saved us a lot then crossing the boarder by train! Check it yourself, we saved at least 3000 rubles by getting off to cross the border like this.

At the boarder, ...

A 12 hour border crossing.....

A travel blog entry by helenruththomas

... in advance seemed quite keen!

We arrive at the border station, and pace our compartment wondering if we are meant to get off or stay on – the guidebook suggested there was a choice or either getting out at the station, going to the bogie changing sheds or staying on the train, but we didn’t want to do anything until we got told to.

We watch other people – some Chinese got off the train, but a Russian family who ...

Life on the train

A travel blog entry by helenruththomas

... in a 4 bedded compartment. The guidebooks tend not to recommend it, as there is not much privacy, but having been in both a compartment and platscartny, i would definitely travel platscartny where i could.

There is a distinct etiquette that you learn on the train (well this was our experience/observation anyway!). Number 1 - change your shoes as soon as you get on the train into train shoes, like the beautiful blue pair i bought in Moscow!, also change ...

A lake, beautiful grass and piles of manure

A travel blog entry by iolair

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... Not sure why, maybe they were serious about the secret area thing. So we pressed our noses up to the bars by the train tracks and took photos of the mysterious Guomen. Chen Jingyi was happy because we saved money by not having to buy the tickets. Good point.
Next we went to the Russian Doll square. I was extremely enthusiastic about this stop, not because of site itself but because I was desperate to go to the toilet. Mr Liu told me to go pee in the big doll. ...

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