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... The young apparently are less affected since many are migrant workers in the cities but for the old leaving their farms and ancestral burial grounds it has been traumatic. On the photos you can see the line on the granite for the winter water line. Hannah, I've got some great geological images for you. Next stop Chongqing the fastest growing city in the world, Chiang Kaishek's 3rd and final wartime capital and the city most bombed by the Japanese in the war. Can't wait. M and ...
This morning the boat docked and we got off after breakfast to visit Shibaozhai Pagoda. It consists of a huge piece of rock, a wooden red pagoda and a temple at the top. The temple was built in the Ming Dynasty and originally you could only get to the temple by climbing up using an iron chain. In 1662, the pagoda was built so the temple was easier to reach. There is a wall that surrounds the wall and pagoda ...
... sitting in the cabin travelling through the gorges & the scenery was great.
We went on a smaller ferry & Sand-pan boats to check out the smaller gorges.
These boats were operated be the local farmers.
During this trip we saw the suspended coffins & monkeys playing on the gorge walls. Good trip.... Back to the boat for the ...
... boat for a presentation on the Yangtze & lunch.
Had to have another couple of beers & a bottle of bubbly with Rell.
Needed a little sleep this afternoon.
Having an al-a-carte dinner tonight then a shown.
Will have to try more beeras.
Confucius say… never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear or a fool from any ...
... in the city.
From there we went to our ship for the cruise down the river.
As soon as we got there they suggested we take an upgrade to a suite.
After looking at our original cabin we decided to spoil ourselves & take a suite.
Consequently we are now not going to India or I have to work until I am 100 years old & yes every time your turn around they charge you for something else.
We will be off line for a few days limited W-FI so see you ...