Travel Blogs from Wuhan
... even heard of it!
The museum houses the artifacts recovered
from the tomb of Marquis Zeng, who died 2400 years ago. His tomb was
accidentally found 60 feet underground by some engineers doing a water project
only a few years ago. It was amazingly intact and had never been looted, so
there was quite a collection there. The Marquis was fond of ‘wine, women and
song’ and this was reflected in his ...
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 ...
... 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.
... side of the road, this occurs during rush hour. So with these jerks cutting back in our lane goes nowhere and the oncoming traffic have to yield until they these fools get out of the way and of course the symphony of horns starts. We even saw one guy that couldn't wait for the cars in front of him, he drove up on the ...
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