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... be avoided, but what has to be.......
Sunday, I reached Borzya, a fairly big town, where I could find a hostel.
Yesterday's journey to Manzhouli was at least a bit forgiving, the endless hills disappeared, the flat continuation a nice change.
Manzhouli is the boarder town to China. You can't cross by foot or bike, you have to take a bus.
I made it to the bus, but here is the blow for my day!!!
... probably because of reading the traditional Chiense words. Anyway, after that, we waited for 2 hours for the 4 other tourists (on the same coach) for some unknown reasons. In some sense, it was lucky that all the blame of the delay of the boarder crossing shifted to those people rather than us! To be honest, the Manzhouli boarder control looked so much grander than that in Zabaykalsk.
When leaving the gate of the ...
We arrived at Zabaykalsk at about half 5 in the morning. It was the 3rd day in a row we saw the sunrise. After getting off the train, we followed the stream of passengers and arrived at a bridge which crossed the railway station to the coach station. We took the coach where most Chinese chose (we could speak Mandarin). Everything was so swift, or put it this way, in a rush. The coach to the boarder line cost 100 rubles, then we needed ...
... 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 ...
... trackies. Number 2 - do not climb up to your bunk wearing shoes of any kind, train or not! Number 3 - when climbing off the bunk - make sure you don't touch the floor with your socks, put your feet in your train shoes. Number 4 -- if you have the top bunk, only venture to the bottom bunk to eat or if invited by your bottom bunk mates! If you have the bottom bunk - be prepared to share your bunk with the upper bunk mates when they are eating or want a chat. Number ...
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