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... 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 ...
... I must be cursed, as I had a similar issue on the Viking river cruise in Eastern Europe!
Anyhow, we were met at the airport by Jeffrey, our guide and given a bunch of the history of Wuhan, which is mostly in the middle of China. It is general a warm climate here, lots of agriculture (rice, barley, corn), and was a big industrial city with steel mills, textiles as they grow cotton and heavy machinery production. Now it is mainly a car manufacturing ...
... to produce electricity the primary purpose was flood control and electricity is just a bonus. The last flood in 1998 killed over 3000 Chinese people.
We returned to the ship and the Captain had is welcome aboard dinner. As a special surprise our tour guide had made an announcement that Gerrie and I were on our ...
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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