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... under control! In the afternoon we met up with Chris, Jin's cousin, whom many of you met while he was getting a master's degree in the US. He's now back in China and doing an internship in Wuhan at China Construction Bank.
Our stay in Wuhan was brief but it was great to see Chris, tour the campus of Wuhan University, and look around another major Chinese city!
... found including an over 40 piece bell collection that could still be played today. After the museum tour we boarded our vessel, the Viking Emerald, bound for the port city of Yueyang. The forecast says sunny, but where is the sun? The next morning, we awoke bright and early for our 7 a.m. Tai Chi lesson on the deck of the ship. Tai Chi involves fluid arm and leg motions while breathing in deeply. All around us was this haze, almost a fog like look, ...
... dishes. Good food. Then after dinner there was the mandatory briefing on how to put on your life jacket and some general administration.
Brian and I did decide to get WiFi for the cruise and it might not always work when we are not in port, but hopefully we can keep in touch with family and maybe use Face time with our grandson and kids. FOr sure it won't work when we are going through the Three Gorges locks and in the gorge.
Stay tuned. Now to bed.
... The journey through the all the locks will take approx 4 hours.
Tomorrow we continue our trip up the Yangtze river and another excursion off the ship.
Trouble with the internet last night, finally got on this morning 23 April.
Take Care Noel / Gerrie
President No.8, the sister ship of President ...
... house that was built from relocation money - families were offered an amount of money to move if they were to be affected by the increased river water level. The more modern home was very large and housed three generations of the same family. It was sparsely furnished and unheated. They wear more clothes if it gets cold and sometimes use an electric heater.
This afternoon we are cruising to our ...
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