All Awash on the Yangtze August 7th 2007 All Awash on the Yangtze
Some people would call it brave to take a 4 day cruise down the Yangtze River just days after the largest flood in 100 years.
We boarded our 4 storey Chinese rust bucket of a boat late at night at Chongqing and made our way to our 1st class cabin (ha ha - see the pics). We sat on our bunks, unable to put our bags on the floor as the carpet(?) was waterlogged. ... read more
Asia » China » Yangtze River 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
Welcome to Robert and Donna's 2011 travelblog! We are back on the road again will be updating our blog over the next few months or so while we are travelling once again throughout SE Asia, China, Sri Lanka and Taiwan. We left on 3 May and return at the end of September. We will be using this blog to keep our family and friends updated on our travels - hopefully with plenty of pics added. You will be notified by e-mail when we have updated our blog and we will enjoy receiving your comments and messages. Hope you enjoy.... full info