The fastest train that I’ve been in is Taiwan’s High Speed Rail and it went about 190 mph. That’s pretty fast for a land-based vehicle if you ask me. You can basically get from one end of the island to the other in about 90 minutes. Now, China is testing a 310-mph super-train. I guess since China is so big, they need a way to get across vast distances quickly.
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Just popped out of Taiwan and got my real visa in HK. This will probably be the last time that I go to Hong Kong this year. For some reason, I spoke a lot of French, which was refreshing. I hate (that’s a strong word) always talking English or the little Mandarin that I speak. I wouldn’t mind speaking German with some Germans. I got to get out more. I don’t hate speaking English, but I like speaking different languages.
To see some more HK photos, click here. I’ve integrated most of them in some posts.
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