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by Julia Powalla
[Soundtrack: Bruno Mars - Marry You]
As in Germany marrying and having children tend to become a thing for gays and lesbians over 40, I am not a very experienced wedding-guest. I've been to some international weddings though, an …
... 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 ...
... and commercial city, but recently some very pleasant waterfront and pedestrian areas have been built. It is also the home of Wuhan University, where Jin went to college.
In the morning we visited the campus of Wuhan University, which is a beautiful and picturesque spot. They have to charge admission during cherry blossom season, to keep the crowds ...
... 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.
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