We had to be at breakfast at 6:30, so we got up at 6:00 – no time for showers this morning.   Off the boat by 7:30 (once again the first ones off the boat and our own guide for just the six of us – gotta love it!) for our tour of the Dam Project.   Very heavy smog today – worst we’ve had.

First we drove through the  “resettlement village” of Sandouping that was fairly attractive. The public landscaping is very beautiful and no trash at all along the sides of the road.  The architectural detail of the apartment buildings themselves was better than we’ve seen elsewhere – perhaps the government did this on purpose knowing that tourists would be coming through.  Continue reading