excellent views. very little smog in May. It was raining during our cruise. Not pleasant when it is raining.
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A tributary of the three gorges, the scenery is beautiful. Although small boats are necessary to visit the area, accessible is not a problem. There are still hill tribes living in the mountains & lots of mountain goats to see.
Never thought I'd be doing a cruise up ( or is it down?) the Yangtze River. Must try and watch that old film 'Yangtze Incident'. We joined the cruise at Chonqing, for a 3 night cruise on the President Cruise ship. A good mix of...More
Construction on this Dam started in 1996 and it opened in 2009. This is the world's largest Hydro-electric dam and the Yangtze the world's 3rd longest river. The things to look out for: 1. The 5 ship locks that bring a ship downstream 22m each...More
This is the most beautiful part of a Yangtze River cruise. All of the twists and turns in the gorges that the boat has to maneuver through produce ever changing views of incredible mountain scenery. We sat out in deck to fully absorb the views,...More
In early March we took a Three Gorges Yangtze cruise. There were a few excursions to choose from. We visited Sanxia Family Scenic Resort (290Yuan). The Three Gorges is the world’s largest hydropower dam. One day we took a small boat to explore Goddess Creek....More
Sailing through Three Gorges was an experience in history and beauty. We loved it! We enjoyed a clear day and a day with clouds and mist. Both were delightful.