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Impression of Moscow - Revised - Jul 2, 2016
All the years we looked at Moscow with disdain and fear, so it was quite a surprise to see how beautiful this city is under a sunny blue sky. The historical red square is full of magnificent buildi...
Onboard Tsar's Gold Train - Jun 25, 2016
My image of Siberia was from the movies 'War and Peace' and 'Dr. Zhivago" - a vast empty land where political prisoners were sent to perform hard labor in this inhospitable land. But the notion of ...
Gingkin Khans's Kingdom - Jun 24, 2016
We boarded a private train at Beijing station at mid-night and rode through the Gobi Desert. This part of Gobi was more dry land than sand desert. We saw many mud houses in small villages alo...