Travels with Elizabeth

Adventures Around the World

Tag: Shennong Stream

China’s People

Here’s a miscellaneous montage of some of China’s people who I captured with my camera.

People are people the world over.

Two Gorges & Shennong Stream

Got up early this morning (6:45 am) to see the first of the famous Three Gorges, Qutang Gorge, which we entered at about 7:15.  It’s billed as the most dramatic of the Three Gorges.  Lots of early morning haze, so pics will be iffy.  The sun was just coming up.

Yangtze River, Yangtze Cruise, Qutang Gorge, Scenery

Qutang Gorge

This section of the Yangtze is very sparsely populated – only saw one tiny village and it was accessible only by boat.  Can’t imagine how it must have looked before the dam flooded everything.  It’s quite dramatic as it is – sheer cliffs plunging right into the water. The spectacular scenery only lasted about 20 minutes though. Continue reading