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... Not quite as good as an on site visit - but we just have to go with the flow and take what's available to us . . .
We had an interesting talk about modern China during the afternoon. This is the talk exactly as our program chairman delivered it . . Pretty interesting all in all. Feel free to ignore this if you don't care about China's history. We have gotten bits and pieces of this as we've gone along. Kind of fun to ...
... side for traffic going different ways
So - there were surely lots of people and many villages lost to this construction project. The people were given four choices as to what they could do
1. Move to one of the big cities. In this case, the children were guaranteed a factory job
2. The government would move their entire village to a higher spot with similar farming opportunities
3. Farmers ...
... coordinated. We are the blue group and Arnold is always our guide. Lucky us! As we are getting to know the others - outside our own little group of Mariners - we are finding them fun and interesting . . . Mostly well educated with many different backgrounds - all people who love to travel! Fun. We look at the other groups and think we are pretty lucky!
In terms of the Tibet visit - most everyone on our group suffered a ...
... Calcutta and Burma over the Himalayas and into Chongquing. The runway was on an island on the river here. General Stilwell surely lived in a, then, luxurious lifestyle. Through history military, politicians, heads of countries and royalty have always lived this way. The streets of squalor were and are right at their back door.
Chongquing is also known for their spicy Szechuan food and hotpots. The humidity here takes your breath ...
... city skyline. China's economy is definitely booming the construction going on is everywhere and they are massive job sites, with cranes dotted along the skyline as far as you can see . The SNA tour guides have been great in each city, no hassles. I wouldn't like to travel without an English speaking guide in China although Shanghai seem very multicultural, and they don't seem to stare at westerners so much as other cities. Having Blonde hair in China really stands out ...