Xiazhou Nan Hu Hotel
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... br> We wrapped the night up with a couple of margaritas (the cocktail special of the day) - and then signed off just after 11 pm - Yangtzeed out!
Pedometer reading: 16 919
Temperature: 17 C, persistent rain, showers, drizzle and mist (really added to the beauty and excitement of the day)
PS back to the beds...no complaints about the stateroom monster bed....still very firm....but extremely comfortable...maybe we just think we are on an enormous Yangtzee ...
... there simply are not enough locations even if we dammed EVERYTHING anyway. Solar, wind, geothermal, and wave/tide are much better now and it is right that the renewables baton is being handed to them.
We finished at the dam at 4.30pm, and Andy's mother insisted I return to their house to wait. But I really didn't want to impose on them any more - so asked to be dropped off at a bus stop and go to wait at the railway station. Yes I had to wait six hours, but ...
... having not witnessed other major dam projects of this scale, I can only conclude that, from a tourist point of view, a visit to the site is very worthwhile. Of course we had a beautiful sunny day, which was very conducive to a lengthy wander around the site! This was a worthy conclusion to our journey along the Yangtze. Century Star, we set off on the short cruise down river to the disembarkation point, enjoying the last relics of an ...
... play mahjong properly, which is completely different to the game on the computer. It's basically a card game but with tiles. I didn't understand what I was doing though and had to be told when I'd won the game.
In the afternoon we went through the 3 gorges gorges dam, and did Tai chi and Chinese square dancing on the deck, it felt liberating.
We had to get off the boat at 6 the next morning.
... quickly and get refreshed and be ready to start touring the Terracota Warriors in Xi’An. Oh, I listened to my voicemail message and Hong Kong Airlines called and said that our flight from Beijing to Hanoi had been cancelled and that we had been re-booked to the same flight the following day. This is no good because this will leave us almost no time to tour Hanoi. Anyway, once I get to a location where I can get some Internet access I’ll need to deal with this ...