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Our Tour in Mongolia

We only had three nights in Ulaanbaatar and then we would be returning to the Trans Mongolian Train for the next leg of the journey to Moscow. We stayed at the Guide hotel for one night, then checked out and went on a tour for two days and a night,…
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The Great Wall of China at Simatai and Gubei Water Town

I guess you cannot come to Beijing without going to the Great Wall of China, although on our previous visit to Beijing Diane failed on her three attempts to see the Great Wall. How difficult can it be to get to see the Great Wall you ask? Well on that…
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Beijing, a Claustrophobic’s Nightmare

  Beijing is, of course, the capital of China and if you thought the rest of China was populated then arriving in Beijing is like the proverbial jumping out of the people infested frying pan into the crowded fire. We stayed a little away from the main tourist areas at…
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Our Week in Seoul and the Demilitarised Zone

We set off from Jeonju to Seoul by train. The journey took about two hours and cost 34000 Won each (AUD$36). We arrived in Seoul at Yongsan train station and then had a short two stop metro journey to our Airbnb stay. The Korean trains are sleek, comfortable and efficient….
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