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... There were literally TONs of
musical instruments, the coffins of 21 young women, and utensils which included
bronze jars that held 700 liters of wine each! The most impressive instruments
were the bronze chime bells. They were very well designed and represent
perfectly pitched C scale and had instructions for their play engraved right on
the bells. We went to a concert there that used some replica bells, but ...
We stayed for one night in Wuhan, before catching our next flight to Xi'an. Wuhan is a massive city, even by Chinese standards (10.2 million people), yet few people in the US have heard of it. The city is sometimes referred to as "the Chicago of China" because of its central location within the country and its key roles in trade and transportation. Wuhan is a ...
... the boat to visit a local school that the tour company sponsors. The elementary school was reminiscent of a prison/school architecture mix. We were greeted by all the children who were playing drums, violins, and dancing. We mingled with the children and visited a classroom until it was time to make our way back to the ship. We departed Yueyang hoping for clearer skies and water. Tomorrow we arrive at the controversial Three Gorges Dam and the Xiling ...
... some 600,000 cars a year - Citroens, Hondas, It is also a big university town with some 84 colleges and universities with a focus on IT.
We had lunch at a Tibetan styled restaurant, which was quite pretty with the wait staff wearing interesting costumes, but the food was fairly similar to what we have had elsewhere, but good.
Then back on the bus to get to the cruise boat. Arrived at around 4:15 in hot sunny weather. Boat is quite similar to the Viking ...
... 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 ...