Wuhan Gezhouba Hotel
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... was definitely smog. By mid-day, we were able to catch glimpses of the sun trying to break through the dense smog layer. As the day wore on, I could begin to feel my head becoming more cloudy from breathing in the particles. I was amazed at how people could live in a city such as Yueyang and not be able to see the sun on an average day. Yueyang is a relatively small (population of 3 million) port city located between Wuhan and Chongqing on the Yangtze. ...
... 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.
... up to cloudy conditions, which later in the day turned to sun. Temp rose into the mid 20, pretty nice. Gerrie and I got off the ship and went on an excursion to some narrow gorges that have been inhabited for thousands of years. There are carvings in the rocks of various animals. Further into the gorge there are two coffins ...
... house that was built from relocation money - families were offered an amount of money to move if they were to be affected by the increased river water level. The more modern home was very large and housed three generations of the same family. It was sparsely furnished and unheated. They wear more clothes if it gets cold and sometimes use an electric heater.
This afternoon we are cruising to our ...
... when the water level was low. Clothing would irritate their skin so would do this naked. Now, they demonstrate the practice fully clothed!
The scenery was amazing. Hopefully, I will be able to upload some photos. Wifi is a bit iffy.
On the return leg our guide sang two songs in her local dialect - very beautiful. The Tu Jai language is not written and now ...
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