Saturday, March 31, 2007
This morning we were up early as we entered the first gorge at 7 am. We all grabbed one cup of coffee and then headed to the top deck to watch. Rather cool and very foggy but we could see enough to take some photos. After breakfast they loaded us into a smaller boat and we head into the smallest of the three gorges known as the
It was almost like
Back the same way….still foggy but a bit brighter than earlier. We arrived back on the main cruise ship in time for lunch and another stab at the Internet. We stepped out on the forward deck to take photos of the “Goddess Statute” rock formation; the wind from the speed of the boat made our hair go wild but we stood out there anyway snapping away. We have continued down the main gorge heading towards Maoping where we will dock overnight. Tomorrow we leave the ship after breakfast, go by boat over to see the Three Gorge River Dam Project and then get on the bus for a six hour trip to Wuhan. Right now I’m typing as I enjoy the view from my balcony off the room. Birgitte and Christa have been helping me with information as they sit next door on their balcony; we’re all drinking our beer that we purchased at the supermarket before boarding the ship.