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No more major developments on the Yangtze River?

President Xi Jinping’s pledge to prioritize environmental protection and halt new development projects on the Yangtze is a promising turnaround for China’s beleaguered river pulse but don’t hold your breath. 510 more words

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Cruising Through the Three Gorges

Right as the New Year began, I was off on a new traveling expedition with some family friends from the US. My friends Kaitlyn, Barb, and Nancy—who had been traveling around Northern China for about a week beforehand—met up with me in Chongqing on January 1st for a Yangtze River Cruise through the Three Gorges. 1,448 more words

China

Milford Sound vs Three Gorges

Here are two photos which talk to each other.

The top one was taken at Milford Sound in New Zealand, while the second one was taken in Three Gorges. 46 more words

Travel

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ornate (Ceiling)

This picture speaks for itself.

The roof is one of the very ornate ones which I have ever seen.

The picture was taken in a temple dedicated to general Yuefei, while stopping by various places in my cruise trip on the Three Gorges. 18 more words

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Yangtze River Cruise - Chongqing, Sichuan Province to Yichang, Hubei Province - PRC - October 2013

Three day cruise down the Yangtze River 

A friend of mine visiting Beijing from Western Australia wanted to travel out of Beijing so we decided on a cruise down the Yangtze River.   1,101 more words

Travels Inside China

The hidden costs of China's shift to hydropower

Chinese authorities are hoping a large-scale rollout of hydropower can help to reduce toxic smog but, in addition to the high financial and environmental costs, many experts are skeptical that more hydropower means less coal. 1,821 more words

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