Fast train to XianJune 4, 2018 in China ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C
An early start today, we were picked up by Wien for the one hour trip to Hongqqiao Train Station for our bullet train to Xianbei. This station reminded me of the scenes from Blade Runner...with the lights and echoing voiceovers...quite amazing.
The train trip is 6 hours at an average speed of 300km per hour. The landscape has been very flat, with lots of arable land that is well planted out. Even in the middle of nowhere, there are sudden pockets of very bland tall apartment buildings.
When we arrive in Xianbei, we will be collected by our tour guide for the next few days, Phoenix... I’ll post more soon...Read more