1988 – USSR – “Trans-Mongolian Express”

Hong Kong, Beijing, Moscow & Berlin

After leaving Japan I went to Beijing via Hong Kong.

Hong Kong to Beijing


After a week in the Chinese capital we boarded the first of five trains that would take us all the way from Beijing to Blackpool.

Train #3 to Moscow


Train to Moscow


Overnight to Berlin

Berlin and Home

This marks the end of the diary that I had kept for 2 years.

After a few weeks at home in the UK I returned to Japan.

1988 – Japan – “Keihin Tohoku Line”