China | Terracotta, Please

Oh, the train. Why did we choose to take this not-so-rapid beast for several days, when our only comfort was the brief upgrade to sleeper class and fried rape (which, turns out, is soggy veggie stems of some kind)? To see the views of course. While nice they were, this is China after all. The train to Golmud (Geermu) is crowded and long, without any mercy from the poorly padded chairs. We quickly learned to linger about the plush dining car when... Read More