Yangtze River Tomolo Hotel Jianghan Road
Travel Blogs from Wuhan
... br> new local guide, Helen, who told us about the history of Wuhan on our way to
the Hubei provincial museum. I have never seen so much construction going on
anywhere in my life—even copared to Abu Dhabi! Everywhere you looked they were
tearing down old 3 story buildings and replacing them with complexes of 50
story buildings. The city is about 9 million people—larger than almost all US
cities, yet ...
... 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!
... 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, ...
... our gate was at the farthest way along. We stopped in one of the restaurants for coffee, and tried their WiFi but couldn't connect to our email, but somehow Sarah managed to get us on FaceTime, which was a pleasant surprise.
David had told us the night before, that a commercial ship had got stuck somewhere along the Yangtze, so instead of getting on the boat in Wuhan, which is the normal process, we were going to have to be bused another three hours along ...
... on a rock wall probably 200 feet up a vertical wall, leaving everyone to wonder how they ever got the coffins up there. Wild monkeys live in the gorge and are quite willing to accept a peanut from any passerby. There was some spectacular scenery in the gorge. Too bad I can only show a few of the photographs. This is a very ...
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