A slightly different overland border crossing out of Singapore

Tanjong Pagar railway station at night

The closing of an old unique railway station in Singapore The last few weeks of Malaysia’s defiant train station in Singapore are coming to an end. (*Edit: on Thursday, June 30 2011 at 10.31pm Tanjong Pagar Railway Station in Singapore officially closed. Find out more about this once great infinite visa run, and how to cross the border …

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My final overland destination: Shanghai, China

The Bund, Shanghai, China - Final Destination (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: This is it, my final entry in the overland journey from Portugal to China in search of a place called home. Fresh with a new laptop, I had just one last task to accomplish. Shanghai is the final destination in a overland journey Nerdish qualities aside I did of course spend my …

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Traveling Overland through Tibet – Part one of two

Tibet

Travel Journal Overview: And so I left Nepal for Tibet. The penultimate country that wasn’t a country anymore, according to some, on my overland journey. I was carrying a mixed bag of feelings around.  The following is part one of two entries involving a daily account. For those looking exact details and practical information on …

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Back on the trains, Varanasi to Gorakphur

Korean Buddest in Saranath, India (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I was used to India now. It didn’t bother me. In fact it never had, it was always about the tourists stories. But now I was leaving on the way to another country I had only heard about through other tourists. First though, another Indian Train trip. It just before midnight …

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From Lahore Pakistan, to Amritsar India – I am not alone

Women selling the Koran (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’d traveled solo for quite sometime. Now in Lahore I’d be joined by a young German traveler on one of “those” Indian journey’s. This in itself did little to inspire me to travel India. I had not a single inclination that I would enjoy myself in the land of many a backpacker. …

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