Overland travel

Vladivostok (Russia) to Harbin (China)

Getting from Vladivostok in Russia to Harbin in China overland using train and bus is not a smooth ride but it works. We did not find much information hence we will describe how we did this border passage but there are probably other ways as well.    The first step is to get to the border on the Russian side. We booked a bus ticket from Vladivostok Bus Station (Владивосток) to Pogranichny (Пограничный), which is the…

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Overland travel

Getting Around Irkutsk

This is a small guide on some practical tips to get around Irkutsk. Irkutsk is famous for being the biggest city located by the worlds largest freshwater lake called Lake Baikal, but also for being one of the stops on the famous transsiberian railway. Public Transport in Irkutsk Irkutsk has both trams, buses and trains going from the main railways station. The easiest way to get around it to find your route using Google Maps.…

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