CHINA TRIP - October 2015 travel blog

Aerial View Of Three Gorges Dam

Aerial View Of The Ship Locks AT The Three Gorges Dam

The Great Dam Model

The Ship Locks

Lower Ship Lock

Great Dam Viewing Mound

Great Dam - Geocache

Great Dam Top Ship Locks

Looking Across The Top Of The Dam

Water Village

Water Village

Up The Hill To Pray


In the morning we were at the lower river level & moored up ready for our trip up to the top of the dam to the visitors centre. Back on a coach again but a shorter ride. Thousands of people up at the visitors centre & quite a lot of military security to go through to get there.

Unfortunately the pervading mist that hangs around took the edge off some of the views but a truly amazing construction. It was a pity that we weren't allowed to walk across the top of the dam but we did get close. Even managed to locate a geocache right at the top of the viewing area.

Back on the boat again for lunch & to continue on down river. The boat did stop again for an extra excursion to a local village but we decided to give it a miss. Apparently we didn't miss much.



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