Category Archives: China Wk 2

Shanghai 2

This morning we had a return trip to the airport just for the experience of travelling on the Maglev train The Maglev train is the most advanced train in the world, running by magnetic levitation, hence the name. There is … Continue reading

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Shanghai!

This morning we walked along The Bund which is the famous road along the waterfront. The busy river on one side, the busy bankers on the other. As well as the banks, the Peninsula Hotel and the Peace Hotel which … Continue reading

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Suzhou.

Suzhou is a smallish town, only 8,000,000 people! Gtr Manchester is 2.5 million, so Suzhou is only small by Chinese standards. Chongqing has 23,000,000 which is more than in the entire State of Calfornia. My brain is dizzy from all … Continue reading

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Yangtse 2

The second day of our cruise was spectacular. We were blessed with sunshine for the cruise through the 3 gorges. It is impossible to show with photos or words the visual impact of the towering and majestically rugged cliffs as … Continue reading

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The Yangtse River

We are now cruising down the Yangtse River. It has been a lovely sunny and warm day and we all enjoyed the rest. As we travelled downriver we neverseemed to be out of sight of some kind of heavy industry. … Continue reading

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