Vannes, to the southwest from Rennes, about an hour with the train, is close to the sea and the golf of Morbihan. It has long historical roots with the Veneti living there before the Romans arrived. 195 more words
The year is hurtling on and so are the recaps of my China trip.
We arrived in Xi’an from Shaolin having got a fast train. The fast trains show that Chinese people do indeed know how to do good trains, but that most of the country just can’t afford it yet. 1,484 more words