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Adventures Afloat: Yangtze River: Waterways and Landmarks of China

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19 Days | 18 Nights
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joan maxine hollywood Aug 31, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Looking forward to this trip. Dick & Michele, when is your flight out of Chicago?
Premium Email Subscriber Aug 31, 2014 at 07:27 PM

Oct 12, United UA852, 12:35 pm What about you/
joan maxine hollywood Sep 01, 2014 at 08:28 AM

Same date and time but my flight # is UA851


Athena Carberry Aug 31, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Anyone from Seattle area going on this Oct adventure?


Premium Email Subscriber Aug 01, 2014 at 02:22 PM

opps, Dick and Michele Goebel from Indiana flying from Chicago.


Premium Email Subscriber Aug 01, 2014 at 02:21 PM

we are from Indiana but flying out of Chicago.


joan maxine hollywood Jun 17, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Anyone from the Chicago area attending the Oct. trip?
Susan Cole Jun 17, 2014 at 12:56 PM

You will love this trip..I know I did. However if you are travelling alone on that non-stop to Beijing AA flight that gets in at midnight, be careful to follow the directions for cab carefully. I didn't and ended up in a "black market" vehicle. When I figured out that I was not in a taxi-cab -- no meter, no taxi sign -- I was pretty spooked. I ended up at my hotel but it was a 45 minute white knuckle trip. nuckle trip
joan maxine hollywood Jun 17, 2014 at 01:03 PM

Thanks for the info. RS arranged my travel, so they should have transportation from the airport to the hotel, just like they did in Sydney Australia. I was supposed to go in Sept,, and am bummed that they cancelled Sept. I'll be missing 2 grandkids birthdays.
Susan Cole Jun 17, 2014 at 01:25 PM

You are wise to use travel arranged by RS...you will be well cared for. I didn't because I had AA miles enough for a first class ticket to Beijing with business back from Shanghai. (after my miles, my husband's miles and some purchased miles -- a once in a lifetime opportunity) Though I've been back from China for over a year I continue to read both fiction and non-fiction books about the country. I have particularly enjoyed Peter Hessler's three books on his experiences in China, Rivertown, Oracle Bones and Country Driving. You may find the weather more pleasant in October anyway...Have a great trip. Cheers, Susan Cole


Marilyn Friedersdorf Jul 20, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Below is a wonderful website with good info on the forbidden city. Also has some great professional videos on other sites in China. It should be helpful to prepare you to get the most out of your trip. http://www.kinabaloo.com/forbidden_city.html


Mary Ann Longshore May 21, 2013 at 09:49 AM

Would like to hear from travelers attending the 10/13/13 trip.
M.A. Longshore, Atlanta,GA
Mary Ann Longshore Jun 25, 2013 at 02:27 PM

I understand it has been cancelled.


Liz Ng Apr 02, 2013 at 03:34 AM

Looking for another woman to share a room for 9/1/13 trip. Leaving from SFO.


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