Travel Blogs from Wuhan
... under control! In the afternoon we met up with Chris, Jin's cousin, whom many of you met while he was getting a master's degree in the US. He's now back in China and doing an internship in Wuhan at China Construction Bank.
Our stay in Wuhan was brief but it was great to see Chris, tour the campus of Wuhan University, and look around another major Chinese city!
... the boat to visit a local school that the tour company sponsors. The elementary school was reminiscent of a prison/school architecture mix. We were greeted by all the children who were playing drums, violins, and dancing. We mingled with the children and visited a classroom until it was time to make our way back to the ship. We departed Yueyang hoping for clearer skies and water. Tomorrow we arrive at the controversial Three Gorges Dam and the Xiling ...
... 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.
2014 April 21 Today we woke to some light rain. The Shanghai area is very similar to Vancouver weather at this time of year just slightly warmer.
Prior to leaving for the airport I had to do a 15 minute video of a small to medium sized intersection in Suzhou, which I could see from our room. It was still quiet on the roads ...
After dinner last night, we had a stage show put on by the crew. It was a lot of fun with magic, dance and pantomime acts. Bob, the on board director is a showman, singing, dancing and clowning around. He is 198 cm or 6'ft 6 inches. He has to duck his head in some places on the ship, otherwise he gets scalped. He is from New York. At the end, we danced to 70s music.
This morning we went to check out one ...
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