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China July 2

Jingzhou Elementary School

sunny 85 °F

Our highlight today was the visit to one of three rural elementary schools that Viking sponsors. Their initial investment in this school was 1 million Yuan. This was the last day of school, so the kids were riled up and ready to go home. The greeted us with a drum band, did a stage performance for us, and then we joined them in their classroom, where they sang for us and we sang some kids songs for them. It was an exciting morning.
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As we had quite a distance to sail to get to Wuhan, we set sail as soon as we got on board. The Yangtze below the gorges flattens out to a broad country river, although still with quite a current.
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The last night on board, so we had to do some packing to get ready for our adventure to Shanghai

Posted by rpickett 02:53 Archived in China

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