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... to work off some of my energy. I was given 15 minutes, and it was enough. The pontoon bridges were (to me) beautiful; it was fun to walk and bounce my way along to the other side, and then, of course, back again. My mood and spirit were refreshed; I didn't mind being on the boat again after that little break.
That afternoon we went to visit a relocation family; as the Yangtze River was dammed, ...
... So - Mao instituted the Cultural Revolution . . 1966-1976. Wanted to change people's thinking. Anything close to western thought was considered evil and was destroyed! Temples - monasteries - intellectuals were killed. This was a bad time.
Mao died in 1976. Deng Xioping came into power. He was an intellectual and came into power in 1978. Visited US - Jimmy Carter was president at the time. Visited an automobile ...
Sailing the Yangtze
7:00 AM. The Viking Emerald sailed through the Qutang Gorge. We grabbed coffee or tea (Jojo was very sick last night and is currently relegated to tea. :-(. Took our cameras and headed for the top deck! The weather is pretty iffy on the Yangtze. Cloudy, misty, foggy from time to time. Hard to get the pictures we want . . Oh well. I guess this is pretty typical . . . This gorge is very short - ...
... tours in such ways as this visit. It’s a two hour drive but well worth it. We wander through brand new entrances made to look ancient and once through, we stroll up on a curve in the path which unfolds the huge variety of carvings into a cliff. What a find this must have been to that first person to discover. Buddha’s and Taoism interpretations were smoothly explained by our guide Windy. We held to every word. You could ...
Good-bye Beijing, hello Chongqing…. by Nelly
"Rise and shine and get to the airport", was the next day's moto.
We noticed, that the security check in the airports in China are very thorough. Not once, but 3 times do they check. They go by the rules. One time, even our body temperature was taken by a body heat scanner just by walking slowly through the check point. My thoughts about all ...