Travel Blogs from Ankang
Another foggy/smoggy day on the Yangtze...but through the smoky mists, we managed to see the famous gorges. Quetang & Bellows Gorges in the morning. Then after lunch and a lesson in Mah Jong, it was off to see the smaller three little gorges and the Wu gorge. But rather than go in the cruise ship, ...
... a small gondola-like fleet into the Wu Gorge. This idyllic transport barge ferried us at a leisurely pace for an hour into the gorge. The water was crystal clear and a deep jade green and the tributary snaked its way through the sheer gorge cliffs which towered above us at around the 700 metre mark. Not a gradual rolling rise - rather a sheer cave-pocked line of stone cliffs. George (Mac was his immediate friend by naming him "gorgeous George) our river ...
... I headed on deck and saw local fisherman and woman selling dried fish to our neighboring boat.
We headed further downriver - The river was bounded on both sides with Hills made of Rock. Just beautiful!
We went on deck to enjoy the views and decided ...
BIG PAGODA 12 STORIES HIGH
This morning we docked at Shibao Zhai to visit the 12 story Pagoda built into the Hill.
We met our Guide and walked through the Village to Shibao Zhai Pagoda.
Many of the Locals
were sitting or just
and Denise had the ...
Day two of our 5* Yangtze cruise!
The itinerary we were given last night for today said there would be a tai chi class at 6.30am. Due to a lack of morning Bootcamps I thought I would go - along with several of the others - also 6.30 is the best time of the day in this heat!! With the alarm set for 6am I got up and strolled to the top deck - no sign! A couple of the others arrived, but it seemed to be just us! Pauline went to the reception to ...
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