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Travel Blogs from Yueyang
06:45 wake up call again on the boat loud speaker system :( We had docked at Zigui. We had to leave the boat at 07:30 and took a squashed small bus with the other G group to Yichang. Here we spent the morning in a massive shopping mall, getting brunch and snacks before getting another more comfortable bus to the train station in Yichang. Here we took a fast train to Wuchang, where we had to leave the station and re-enter for the over night train ...
We returned to Yueyang due to the 60-year flood of the Yangtze River. Viking River Cruises made some quick arrangements so we could tour the famous Yueyang Tower and the local marketplace.
The Yueyang Tower is an ancient Chinese tower in Yueyang, Hunan Province, on the shore of Lake Dongting. Alongside the Pavilion of Prince Teng and Yellow Crane Tower, it is one of the Three Great Towers of Jiangnan.
The history of Yueyang Tower dates ...
Yueyang is a prefecture-level city (over 5-millon people) at the northeastern corner of Hunan province, South Central China, on the southern shores of Dongting Lake.
We visited an elementary school sponsored by Viking River Cruises. We were greeted and entertained by the children, we came prepared and gave boxes of crayons. The Yangtze River is causing minor flooding as we continue to head upstream towards the Three Gorges ...
... are lined with flowering trees, more like those of Paris.
Yueyang City is built on the west shore of Dongting Lake, the largest of the Yangtze River lakes and second largest lake in China. The waterfront is a working one, colorful and looking much the same as Elliot Bay, where our home city of Seattle is located. There are ships, ferries, working tugs. And overlooking it all is Yueyang Tower Park, the subject of many poets over the ...
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