Qutang Gorge and Lesser Three Gorges - Day #13 September 14th 2005 Tuesday, September 13, 2005 Weather: Clear and dry. Temperatures: Still hot - 80's to 90.
This was a day on the trip that we could sleep in as late as we wished. After having a wake-up call or alarm (by the way, be sure to take your own travel alarm along if you go as even the 5* hotels do not always have alarm clocks in the room) at 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. it was a real treat to "sack in!" ... read more
Asia » China 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
We are a retired American couple in our early 70's who enjoy traveling the world and seeing new and exciting cultures. We have visited all 7 continents and about 75 countries. We live in Maryland during the summer and Florida (snowbirds!) during the winter. Unfortunately, due to a heart attack on Christmas morning of 2007 our desires to be locked into a long aluminum tube for hours on end has waned. It looks like our days of international travel have come to an end. We are so happy that we had the opportunity to see so much when we were able. Now we will sit back and enjoy the blogs of o... full info