Pages

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

4 days to the Russo-Chinese Border!

On Saturday night, I will depart for China on a 3-week journey through Dongbei/Manchurian region, ending the trip in Shanghai for the World Expo.
 
My rough itinerary is:
 
16 May:
Arrival in Beijing.  Visit to the 2008 Olympic sites... it has been 3 years since I was last in Beijing, one of my favourite cities.
 
17 May:
Early morning flight to Mohe at the northern tip of Heilongjiang. Prob stay 1 night at "Arctic Village" (BeiJi Cun) facing Russia.
 
18 May 
Mohe; Overnight train to Harbin.
 
19 May
Reaching Harbin in afternoon.
Harbin
 
20 May Harbin
 
21 May Harbin to Changchun by rail. About 4 hours.
 
22 May Changchun
Overnight train to Changbaishan.
 
22-25 May Chanbaishan (not sure if too long - to investigate. If so, move on earlier).
 
25 May Chanbaishan to Ji'an via Tonghua by rail or bus
 
26 May see Kogoryo ruins in Ji'an.
 
27 May Ji'an to Shenyang bt bus - 4 hours
 
28 May Shenyang
 
29 May Shenyang to Dalian by bus (4.5 hrs)
Dalian
 
30 May Dalian to Shanghai by air
Shanghai
 
30 May to 4 June Shanghai
World Expo & catch-up with friends. May squeeze some time for Nanjing.
 
5 June
Back to Singapore via overnight flight.

No comments: