We were assigned our room on the second level deck
and enjoyed the evening meal in the dining room.
Before turning in we enjoyed the night scenery view from our cabin balcony
as our ship started its journey downstream.
We arose early next morning to take photos from our
We enjoyed our view of the onshore scenery and the great variety of river traffic
even though the sun had not yet burned off the early morning mist and drizzle.
. . .
Breakfast featured a fine choice of items on the buffet
and waffles, eggs and noodles prepared to order.
We spent the remainder of the morning
exploring the many shops and demonstrations.
. . . .
We were invited to the bar/theatre area for an introductory
that informed us of the many onboard facilities and activities.
A feature of the upper deck lounge was
a model of the Yangtze 3 Gorges area.
We made our way up to the top viewing deck.
There were many interesting onshore buildings and activities
and an endless variety of river traffic.
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3 GORGES :: YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE
|CONTENTS||1. Introduction||2. Onboard Explorations||2a. Yangtze Scenery||3. Shibaozhai Excursion|
|4. Red Pagoda Excursion||4a. Atop the Red Pagoda||5. Captain's Party||6. Upper Deck Scenery||7. Smaller Gorge Excursion|
|8. Tributary Excursion||8a. Back Onboard||9. Arrival at Dam Project||10. 3 Gorges Project||11. Locks and Farewells|
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