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Chongqing City on the Yangtze River  
   

Chongqing City on the Yangtze River

Where our cruise departed.
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

Chinese Flag 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
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