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... 3;名胜区) which encompassed the eight villages in Chengyang (程阳八寨). I checked into Longfeng Hotel (龙凤旅馆) just after the bridge in Ma'an Village (马安寨). Made of the similar traditional wooden architecture as Tiantouzhai in Longji, it was an authentic Dong-minority (侗族) house but sound-proofing was very poor. A group of students happened to stay ...
We visited the Dam this morning, and what an experience that was!
It is absolutely massive, with 26 generators. When it was launched in 2007, it produced 10% of China's energy, but with the continuous increase in demand, it's down to about 2%. But considering the pollution throughout the country, clean energy projects like this are essential.
... basically pull cargo with ropes in treacherous conditions. They actually worked completely naked, because their rough cotton clothing when wet was too abrasive on their skin. In the winter, with freezing waters, they would drink a Chinese type ouzo (can't remember the name) to keep warm.
In the evening, we began passing through the Three Gorges Dam locks, which took three hours.
I had ...
... and upper back are harboring some tension if this is the result!
The most memorable part of the day came late at night, when Nancy came to find me up where the wireless was in the lounge area, saying that my roommate was looking for me. Poor Haleigh returned to our room to a huge water beetle roaming about. The beetle landed on her at one point and she proceeded to chase it around the room with a shoe. The little rascal ...
... on the boat was first class ,however we would recommend the upgrade to the executive level where we were somewhat protected from the busyness of the decks below.
The continuous flow of medium sized cargo ships highlights the importance of the river as a means of transport and the important role it plays in the Chines economy. You also get some idea of China,s growth from the activity on the river bank.
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