The Dam, Yichang and on to Shanghai - Day #14 September 15th 2005 Wednesday, September 14, 2005 Weather: Clear and dry. Temperatures: Still hot.
This was our real morning of leisure. Time to get our comment cards completed and to deposit the tip into the large box in the Atrium. Before leaving home $10 per person per day sounded a little high but after seeing how those folks knocked themselves out to take care of us every single minute we were there it be ... 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