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Monday, January 30, 2012

Ueruemqi to Beijing


Our son Thomas is having fun


in the open sleeper


Our train, Ürümqi to Beijing, China, May 2009

Ürümqi is the capital from Xinjiang. About 3,700 kilometers by rail to Beijing. Around 48 hours on the train. We had a great time getting close to the Chinese people.



Linked to ABC Wednesday. C is for China. And for Couchsurfing in China. We had a great time in Ürümqi staying in the flat from a young man, spending two fantastic days together, exploring the city and eating the best local food. And he helped us to buy a ticket for this train, so it was easy.
Next time the letter C will be Couchsurfing. Such a great way to travel. Today it is to late.
Ürümqi is Ueruemqi is Urumqi is Wulumuqi.

Linked to Our World Tuesday and to signs, signs

11 comments:

Robert Geiss said...

... to be a child !


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Randy said...

Looks like your son had a great time.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

What a great adventure!

Island Rambles Blog said...

interesting shots of your travel in China..and your son is so cute.

petrolin50 said...

Interesting photos from his travels. Nice. Regards Peter.

Alan said...

I love the documentary style of your photos. Glad to see you're still posting great images!

Roger Owen Green said...

cool child in China!

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

photowannabe said...

What a wonderful experience. You were fortunate to travel in China like that.

chubskulit said...

Very cute kiddo!

Chubskulit, ABC Wednesday Team.

Pheno Menon said...

Definitely a wonderful experience

PhenoMenon, ABCW Team

Emille said...

My son loved going by train when he lived in China!