Oh what a Yangtze! November 10th 2006 After (9) days on a tour of mainland China from "Rip Off of the World Tour Co." - China Discovery Tours, we knew that what may lay ahead could be adventurous to say the least. We took a short flight from Shanghai to Yichang where we would begin our (4) night cruise down the Yangtze River.
Typical of the way the tour had started, the cruise would not be any different. After being picked up at ... read more
Asia » China » Chongqing » Chongqing For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more