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Sep 21, 2001 - Luoyang

Our journey to Luoyang consisted of a short, one-hour train ride to the capital of Shandong province, Jinan, with a connection to the 12 hour overnight train onwards to Luoyang. We had no expectation that the trip to Jinan would be anything other than a short, uneventful ride. Boy, were we wrong! We muscled our way onto the train -- we look like 2 large and 1 small tank coming with our packs on -- and found seats in the hard (but still padded) seat section. Immediately, Dan's seatmate (a rather wizened looking middle-aged man) began asking...

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