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May 25, 2006 - Sail through Qutang/Wu Gorge.
Today we were up early as we passed the first gorge, Qutang Gorge, at 6:45 A.M. At 8:45, we boarded a ferry that held around 150 people. It took us through the Lesser Gorges on the Daning River, a tributatry of the Yangtze. We travelled along this river which had spectacular scenery on both sides. The sun was shining (very unusual for this country as, most of the time, the sun cannot make it through the thick smog). Then we all boarded smaller sanpan boats which held about 25 people. These boats took us down the last 5 kms. At one time, the...Jump to full entry