China – 12 Hours, 1 Train…

…no seat. Xi’an to Beijing, standing all the way. I should have bought more beer.

In the end I got a lend of a seat at approx 4am for 30 mins and 1 hrs floor time when I got desperate.

Floor time includes free kicks in the back from people hurdling their way to the loo. It’s pretty undignified as this pic shows:

This is why I spent silly money on headphones. To block 90% of the world out before I even press ‘Play’.

Christine (from the trip) and I didn’t fancy our chances from the start…

Cans saved for the end of the line… we made it!

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