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April-May train journey with the family. Zurich - Berlin - Warsaw - Moscow - Irkutsk - Ulan Ude - Shenyang - Bejing - Hong Kong. At the DDR- Polish border crossing, he loses the children. Reunited in Warsaw. Journey continues from Moscow. The Trans-Siberian Railway is a kiosk on wheels. Sverdlovsk, Lake Baikal, Irkutsk, Ulan Ude. Crosses the border into China. Vegetables available once again. Bejing on a bike. Encounter with the «virtual army» of the clay soldiers in the Xian hills. Journey continued by train to Chengdu and Chongking. On the ferry-boat along the yellow river through the Three Gorges to Wuhan. By train to Guilin. Cormorants on the Yang Shuo river. Arrival in Guangzhou. The revolt in Tiananmen Square in Bejing breaks out. The family arrives in Hong Kong.
December the family travels to Egypt. By car through the desert to Abu Simbel. The light of Assuan. From there several days down river to Luxor on a felucca with two Nubians, cooking and sleeping on the felucca. Encounter with the relief «Mama lactans» in Luxor.
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