Asia

Yangtse River Cruise Part 2, Life on the River

August 24, 2011 Jack 4

The weather was grim and the limestone cliffs rising up from the river were often shrouded in a grey mist that drained the colour from their slopes, whilst the waters swirled a murky brown. There were sampans on the river… […]

Asia

Yangtse River Cruise Part 1, Arrival

August 21, 2011 Jack 1

It was a shocker of a night; I was wet and woozy, disoriented to the point of being dumb. All I knew was that a diminutive Chinese man was gesturing that I should follow him down a rather dark and threatening alley… […]