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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Taking a ride on the New (old) North Borneo Railway

The historical North Borneo Railway opens once more in Sabah, Malaysia

The oldest railway in Borneo The railway in Sabah, Borneo has a long history dating back to 1896 when it was constructed to transport tobacco from Borneo’s interior to the coast for shipping. Before coming to Borneo I could not get any good information about the railway line nor train. Some said it was working, others said …

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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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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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