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... were not nearly as good as on those other two ships, over the next three days I immensely enjoyed sailing down the peaceful Yangtze River. Its real name is Chang Jiang, Long River, but the Chinese accommodate foreigners by letting it be known by what we call it: the Yangtze.
At 6:45AM each morning I joined Dr. Xu for tai chi. The first day there were 5 or 6 of us, but the following mornings ...
... soil. These plants get a good start here. When they are 12 to 15 inches high, the farmers take them out to the fields and throw them. Then, they go out into the muddy fields (the fields have been flooded) in their bare feet or with high boots on, and they plant each individual rice plant - in very straight rows. We saw this happening all the way along our drive - most of the folks had these coolie hats on to protect their faces ...
... Chairman Mao finally got the government to take it on in 1992.
Flooding had been a huge problem along the river. Millions of people have lost their lives and many houses were washed away. In the worst flood seasons, 10 story buildings and anything shorter were destroyed!
6 to 8 billion dollars were spent building this dam.
There will be 30 nuclear reactors by 2020?
... we didn’t need to see another Buddha head. She told me they had a shore excursion that was the optional. When I heard what it was, we knew this is the one the group should be on, so it was done. Other discrepancies were all taken care of overnight. Twelve hours in time zones sometimes make it difficult to get quick answers. We just made it all happen and it worked out. These are times when a tour manager makes all the difference ...
... the area. There were also a couple of stages there (one public and the other for the richer classes) for opera and plays. Our guide told us he had recently walked to Tibet in 34 days! On our way to the boat for the cruise, we stopped at a supermarket to buy some food for a simple tea (fruit and biscuits) as, while we would have liked to have had a hotpot (the local specialty), we didn't think we would do it justice after the large lunch. Boarding the ...
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