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More Exotic Places - The Rest of China

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Chongqing

More pandas at another zoo. This is the zoo where Toronto got its pandas. Our cruise on the Yangtse River started in Chongqing.

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Chongqing

These are called red pandas but they look more like racoons!

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Chongqing

The view from our river boat while we were still docked in Chongqing.

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Yangtse River

The Shibaozhai Pagoda, our first stop on the cruise. We walked the 99 steps to the very top!

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Yangtse River

The view of the three gorges section of the river from our boat.

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Yangtse River

We actually took a smaller boat to get further into one of the gorges.

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Yangtse River

A 'talent show' our last night on the cruise. Our whole group got up and sang 'You are my sunshine' to thunderous applause from the audience!

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Shanghai

The skyline from across the river in the Bund. We went to the top of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the large tower on the left.

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Shanghai

And here's the view from the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.

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Shanghai

We saw The Shanghai Acrobatic show the one evening we were in the city.

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Hong Kong

We left our tour group in Shanghai and headed off on our own to Hong Kong. Here's the skyline from across the harbour in Kowloon.

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Hong Kong

One of the side streets near our apartment.

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Hong Kong

Debbie, in red, shopping. The steel and glass of downtown was just a block away.