China

In November, 2016, Giselle and I went on another adventure, this time Asia was on our minds, so we booked a tour to China.  The following pages are a day by day story of our wonderful adventure with Sinorama Tours all over China.  Not quite finished – more to come.

Cruising the Yangtze -The Three Gorges (11/10/2016) - Day two on the Yangtze took us through some stunning views and through the Three Gorges.  The first was Qutang Gorge and then to the City of Wushan.   Our stop for the day was to board a smaller ship… Read More ...
Cruising the Yangtze – Day One (11/8/2016) - Our first day out on the Yangtze was a cloudy, cool day but with lots to see and do.  We awoke to a beautiful buffet breakfast.  The food was well presented with lots of choice.  Giselle and I toured the… Read More ...
Lions and Tigers and…Pandas! (11/7/2016) - Today we were bused through the city back to the airport where we boarded a plane to Chongqing, the most populated city in China - over 32 million people, more than in all of Canada!  The security at the airport… Read More ...
The Great Wall (11/6/2016) - Another day in Beijing, but this time, we were taken by bus into the mountains to the north of the city to see a portion of the Great Wall of China.    It truly is a GREAT wall. From Wikipedia:… Read More ...
Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden Palace (11/5/2016) - Today we were hustled onto one of several busloads of tourists, all on the same tour but each with our own guide.  We were grouped in with a friendly bunch of Americans and another couple from North Vancouver.  These would… Read More ...
Bang! in Beijing (11/4/2016) - After a very long flight from Seattle, including a short layover in San Francisco, we arrived in Beijing.  It was a cloudy day, not too cold, and not too smoggy.  We were picked up at the airport by our tour… Read More ...