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Sep 30, 2001 - Yangtze River tour (2) - enter 3 Gorges

As we continued on our journey down the Yangtze River, we made plenty of new acquaintances. A few of these we communicated with easily but mostly it was via the short-phrase, hand-signals variety. We stopped at a few temples along the way for brief respites including one whose claim to fame was as a tribute to the local warlord beheaded many years back. Supposedly his head was displayed for public viewing before being thrown into the river for posterity. As there was not a single non-Chinese sign up, we gleaned these details from a...

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