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BROOKS, JOHN & MARK  
   

BROOKS, JOHN & MARK

Mark is ass't. Cruise Director
CHINA, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

March 8th 2013
We cruised into Huang Pu one smoggy morning. This is the port city for Canton which is now called Guangzhou. It is a huge industrial port and Huang Pu is all business. The Academy Awards were going to be broadcast on the ship that morning so we decided to stay on board to watch them instead of taking a tour into Canton. As it turned out the signal wasn’t very good…maybe we were being jammed by ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Keelung

Chinese/Taiwanese Flag In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
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