And here is my second regular reblog on Saturday. I have been up the Yangtze with Tess Karlinski before but two years later I am delighted to be visiting the sights with her again.. Tess adds in all sorts of interesting snippets about the area she is visiting and also about China in general. Hop on her cruise ship and join us. This week a hairy ride in a bus in the dark to see the world’s largest hydro-electricity project – Three Gorges project. #recommended
The Wu Gorge had been scheduled for 4:30 p.m. with dinner following our return at 8:30. However, the day turned wet with light rain and mist by midday. A PA announcement advised dinner time change to 5:30 with departure at 6:00. Hello, heartburn. I wondered if this was worth the both due to the spraying drizzle and low ceiling clouds. I thought maybe an adventure awaited and against my better judgment, rushed to catch the bus with our group.
Robert, our first guide in Beijing, had another group onboard. When we left for the Three Gorges Dam, (the world’s largest hydro-electricity project) he took 0ur English Group 8 under his wing. A local man, Max, was our bus excursion guide. I don’t believe he knew how to do anything but smile and appear happy. Even over the loud speaker, his soft voice and…
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