After many farewell parties and many goodbye meetings, the time has come. I can officialy say that my journey has started.
As some of you may know, I am going to spend some time away, I do not really know how much time but it is seems to be a long way.
Initially the idea was to start in South America but the plan changed when i was offered to do the transiberian train to Beijing and then a plane to South korea in exchange of learning Esperanto a peculiar language that was invented 100 years ago.
So here I am, in a plane flying to Moscow to take the most famous and longest train in the world.
The trip starts in moscow and stops in many towns in the way (19 to be precise) till it arrives in Irkust, the first main stop where we will stop for a couple of days to explore the city, the Baikal lake and it surroundings.
From there we will take a detour to enter into the transmongolian train which heads to Ulan Bator, the capital of mongolia. After 10 brief stops we will arrive in mongolia’s capital, where we will spend another 2 nights.
After visiting Ulan Bator, the train will lead his way to Beijing, where we will visit the capital of China during 4 days, before taking the plane to our last destination, Seoul.
Once in Seoul we will assist to the Esperanto universal congress, where we will spend one week with various activities.
To sum up the trip:
- 20 days (total journey duration)
- 7 nights in the train
- 35 train stops
- Around 7000km by train
- 4 main stops (Moscow, Irkust, Ulan Bator and Beijing)
I will try to keep you updated while possible!