AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Suzhou to Beijing


Posted on Jun 21, 2014

We had booked another G train (the high-speed train) from Suzhou to Beijing. Suzhou is the second station on the line between Shanghai and Beijing. This is the famous Jinghu High-Speed Railway. The line is 1,300km long (819 miles) and on it is the world’s longest bridge, spanning 164km (102 miles). The train line also crosses the second longest bridge in the world which is 70 miles long. As usual the train was quiet by Chinese...

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Suzhou

Suzhou


Posted on Jun 20, 2014

We arrived in Suzhou just before 8am on the overnight train from Huangshan. Suzhou has a small metro network and we’d booked a hostel not too far from a metro station. It took a bit longer than expected to find the hostel because I missed the road and walked 5 minutes further down the road. At the hostel we checked in and were immediately given a room. We’d paid 10 RMB (£1) extra for a garden view. The garden was 5m long,...

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