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27 May 2018 End of one flight and then another one home

Our flight arrived ahead of time in Melbourne at 7:00am. We were through imigration and customs fairly quickly. We went to the Qantas service desk and they got us on the 8:40am to Adelaide, so much better than the 11.40am … Continue reading

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26 May 2018 HK & a flight home

We had another very slow start to the day, managed to get down to breakfast some time after 9. We missed all the early leaving US part of our tour group. Luckily we had said good bye to most yesterday. … Continue reading

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23 May 2018 Beijing China – Hong Kong. “Once upon a time ……..”

We were already awake for our 6:30am wake-up call. Bags out by 7:30, on the bus to the airport at 8am. Breakfast was in there somewhere. An easy drive mostly in the opposite direction to Beijing’s peak hour traffic got … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22 May 2018 Beijing China

For those who have been following our China trip, Deb has asked me to do a “and they lived happily ever after.” blog today, rather than the full on “Once upon a time” version. We are both very tired and … Continue reading

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China May 17 2018 Shibaozhen

Happy birthday Eileen/Mum, we hope you have a fantastic day. We are now nearly 1300km from Shanghai and about 300km (as the crow flies) from where we started our cruise. Number of View :37

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China 16 May 2018 Wu Gorge

We woke in time this morning to go to the Tai Chi session on the top deck. It was an interesting half hour, mostly attended by westerners. I was surprised how flexible I was/wasn’t!  Some movements were much easier to … Continue reading

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China May 15 Three Gorges Dam

  The start of the first full day on board the Century Sun. Thankfully we didn’t wake much before 7am, it was a restless nights sleep but at least we slept in a little. We opened our curtains just in … Continue reading

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China 14 May 2018 Shanghai / Yichang / Three Gorges Dam

We had a VERY lazy start to our day, woke around 7am, breakfast about 9am, packed with our check-in bag out for collection at 10am, and finally checked out of the hotel at 11am and onto the bus for a … Continue reading

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China 13 May 2018 Shanghai and Suzhou

Happy Mother’s Day to our mums, hope you enjoyed your day. xoxox Road trip day, after a 6:30am wakeup call and breakfast we were on our bus to start our 2+hr trip to Suzhou at 8am. For the first 30mins … Continue reading

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Shanghai, 12th May 2018

Our tour started properly today, after a bit of confusion around the meeting time, was it 8am or 9:30, no-one knows. Turns out it wasn’t  8am, so we went to breakfast instead. John, Georgie, John and Yvette arrived at our … Continue reading

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