Vietnam Railways/China Railway MR1/T8702: Hanoi (Gia Lam) to Nanning by Train

The Vietnam Railways/China Railway MR1/T8702 from Hanoi (Gia Lam Railway Station) to Nanning is the only international through train remaining in ASEAN (though it's just one country which is actually in ASEAN), with the other ASEAN railway borders of Singapore-Malaysia, Malaysia-Thailand, Thailand-Laos and potentially Thailand-Cambodia being operated by cross-border shuttle trains only. The MR1/T8702 is a … Continue reading Vietnam Railways/China Railway MR1/T8702: Hanoi (Gia Lam) to Nanning by Train

Day 29: Hanoi

Hanoi, despite being the capital of Vietnam, was only a transit stop in my journey, arriving in the morning and departing in the evening. After getting a cab from Gia Lam Railway Station to Hanoi Railway Station to leave my bag, I proceeded to take a walk around Hanoi. Walking north from the Hanoi Railway Station … Continue reading Day 29: Hanoi