Three Gorges Dam Cruise Tour

As there was a long weekend at the beginning of May for Labor Day in China, so we decided to go on another China vacation to go the Three Gorges Dam. The dam itself is one of Chinas most expansive undertakings, which is located in Yichang set to become the worlds largest hydro-electric power station, along the Yangtze River. Construction began in December of 1994 and it is not expected to be fully operational until 2011. While there are many benefits to the dam, such as flood control and clean power, it has also been a controversial project because the flooding of the reservoir has already displaced approximately 1.4 million people and submerged many cultural relics. The water wont reach its maximum level of 175m until the end of 2008.

What Is Green Cruising?

For many decades, ships have been dumping waste at sea and contributing to the pollution of the world’s oceans. Now, thanks to an increase in environmental awareness with both consumers and corporations, cruise liners are making some significant efforts to reduce their waste and energy usage. In the last 10 years alone, cruise ships have managed to reduce their waste and garbage disposal by almost 50 percent. These efforts have led to some cruise liners being known as “green cruising” ships. Here are some examples of what actions the cruise ships are taking in terms of “green” initiatives:

My Li River Cruise Photo Tour

As most of the tourists who travel to China first, I do not know much about the Cruise Tour in China. Actually, there are two famous cruise routes, the Yangtze River and the Li River Cruise, which are characterized for the scenery beauty in the south part of China. Lucky, I took the Li River Cruise during my Guilin trip.

Top Popular Destinations To Travel In China

As a vast and extraordinary country spanning thousands of miles from the deserts in the west to the ocean on the east, time-honored history and brilliant civilization, China has numerous historical and cultural relics over 5,000 years, many beautiful mountains and rivers, old and rich cities sending an air of mystery. Nowadays, what are the top popular destinations by tourists from all over the world to explore? Has traveling in China for months, I hope this article will be helpful for you to make a reasonable decision before your China trip.

The Awesome Jade Dragon Mountain

Last weekend I went to Lijiang, the most beautiful cities in Yunnan of China, and what impressed me most is the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. It has attracted the attention of many scholars and travelers. Early in 1837, the French writer Bacier introduced Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in his acclaimed book entitled ” Universe “.