The Three Gorges, Yangtze River

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A Powerpoint slideshow on my recent trip to the Three Gorges of the River Yangtze, the longest river in China. Our cruise started from Yichang, Hubei to the city of Chongqing, covering the mid-course ot the river. Apart from The Three Gorges, presentation includes photos of the The Three Gorges Dam, The Lesser Three Gorges on the tributory of the Yangtze - Daning River and Madu River. It concludes with photos from the Baidi City, Ghost City and Chongqing.

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Version 1.0 21 Nov 2011. Jerry Tse. London . All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. The Three Gorges A journey on the Yangtze, the longest river in China Wu Gorge 三峽

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Xiling Gorge 西陵

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Xiling Gorge 西陵

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Xiling Gorge 西陵 Hu Jintan 胡金灘

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Xiling Gorge 西陵 Shibei well known for repelling the Japanese advance on Chongqing in WWII. 石牌

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Xiling Gorge 西陵

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Xiling Gorge 西陵

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Xiling Gorge 西陵

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Xiling Gorge 西陵

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Liantuo 蓮沱

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Liantuo 蓮沱

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Sandouping 三斗坪

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In the past, boats were pulled by naked trackers upstream. 縴伕

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩 Control flood water

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩 Better navigations

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Three Gorge Dam 三峽大壩 Clean electricity

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Wu Gorge 巫峽

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Wu Gorge 巫峽

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Wu Gorge 巫峽

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Wu Gorge 巫峽

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Wu Gorge 巫峽

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Wu Gorge 巫峽 Goddess Peak 神女峰

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Wushan Cheng 巫山鎮

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Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽 Daning River 大寧河

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽 Daning River 大寧河

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Daning River 大寧河 Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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Madu River 馬渡河 Coffins in caves were ancient custom of the Bo people 僰人 , who dominated the areas for four centuries. The Bo people were massacred by the Ming army and were thought to be extinct. Lesser Three Gorges 小三峽

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New farmland

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New farmland

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Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽

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Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽

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Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽

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Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽

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Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽

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Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽

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Baidi city 白帝城

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Shicheng 詩城

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Ghost City 鬼城

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Fengdu 豐都

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The People’s Great Hall, Chongqing. Chongqing 重慶

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Music – Voices composed by Vangelis (Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou), from his album . Vooices. All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. The End