We passed through a series of arches to the Drunken Bridge which crosses over to the island on which the Red Pagoda sits. The bridge dipped and swayed as we walked across, hence the name.
View of the entrance area below river level
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Below water level entrance to the Red Pagoda Temple
Our docked Yangtze Gold 3 Cruise Ship with city in
Two of the views from the pagoda.
Exploring the Temple Grounds
Guan Yu wall - a marble bas-relief wall
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Return across the bridge to the village market
Rows of vendors and hawkers await the rich tourists
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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