A 15-hour ride to Yazd, on which I shared a sleeping compartment with two Iranians who didn’t speak any English.
We saved the best activity for last when, on our last full day in Eritrea, we got to ride the Eritrean Railway, a vintage Italian steam train from the 1930s.
A water festival to celebrate the New Year, gorging on food before leaving Asia, and saying good bye for my travel companion of three months.
After a crazy bus ride from Nyaungshwe (Inle Lake) we arrived to the small town of Hsipaw, where we failed multiple times to take a famous train ride.
A ride on a historic Alishan Forest Railway to the beautiful quiet town of Fenqihu, where we found lush green forests all to ourselves.