The Yangtze cruise ship operation run much like a small verison of the ships that travel from the US ports. We borded on the evening of October 16th. We slept on the ship while it stayed docked in Chongqing for the night. The cruise down the Yangtze started on the morning of the 17th.

China's ghost cityAt the town of Fengdu, we toured China's ghost city. Souls are said to return here to accept final judgement after their death.

we enterd the first of the three gorges. It was difficult to get good pictures because of the fog.
The Three Gorges Dam is gradually filling the valley with water. The river will rise 20 more meters when the dam is complete. The Chinese Government has moved many towns along the river valley.