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Xi’an Muslim Quarter

Today, we had a fun opportunity to take a stroll through the possibly famous or at least popular Muslim Quarter and market in Xi’an. Very friendly, very safe, very colorful and entertaining area. The hardest challenge in the market was … Continue reading

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Moscow – Russia

Continuing from the few days we spent St Petersburg, we took the overnight train down to Moscow.  We took the Red Arrow train. This is a historic train and a true delight.  Not to be missed.  It is actually quite … Continue reading

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Exploring Russia – Saint Petersburg

I just realized that I have never added a trip blog for Russia or as it is now officially called the Russian Federation. Where to start?   It was nerve wracking from a visa application standpoint.  You have to provide all … Continue reading

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Arrived in Japan

Flew on United out of San Francisco. Great flight…time passed by quickly. Watched the movie Nebraska. Bruce Dern should have won the Academy Award, but I digress… As recommended by many, we hit the currency exchange counters and ATMs to … Continue reading

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Central India

Today, we headed south from Agra on a train to Jhansi. This was yet another interesting and different experience. The trains stop for 3 minutes – and you must aggressively plan to get yourself and bags aboard, as nobody will … Continue reading

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