Photographs from day 14 of my China trip in 2014.

These photos were all taken on day 14 of my escorted tour of China in 2014. I was on board a cruise ship on the Yangtze River & took a trip on another boat along the Shennong Stream.

Read about day 14 of my trip here.

Shenong Stream
Shenong Stream

The Shennong Stream entrance as we leave the Yangtze River.

Coffins
Coffins

Coffins hanging in cracks in the cliff along the Shennong Stream off of the Yangtze River.

Coffins
Coffins

Coffins hanging from cliffs along the side of the Shennong Stream.

Shennong Stream
Shennong Stream

Cliffs along the side of the Shennong Stream in Hubei Province.

Tour boat
Tour boat

Tour boat passing us along the Shennong Stream.

Shennong Stream
Shennong Stream

The Shennong Stream off of the Yangtze River in Hubei Province in China.

Small Village
Small Village

A small village that we passed by as we travelled along the Shennong Stream.

Alan Morris
Alan Morris

Me, Alan Morris, as our tour boat enters the Shennong Stream from the Yangtze River in China.

Mel
Mel

Mel on the front of our tour boat as we approach the Shennong Stream entrance from the Yangtze River.

Badong Bridge
Badong Bridge

Badong bridge crosses the Yangtze river.

Pea Pod boat
Pea Pod boat

Boats like this one are called Pea Pod boats, they are used by Tujia boatmen to ferry themselves & goods about the Shennong Stream, & to fish from.

Boats docked
Boats docked

Boats docked below the small village of Louping on the Shennong Stream.

Louping Village
Louping Village

Louping Village above the Shennong Stream is home to some of the Tuija people.

Shennong Stream
Shennong Stream

Looking back down at the boat dock & the Shennong Stream from Louping Village.

Cooked Chickens
Cooked Chickens

Cooked chickens for sale on a food stall at Louping Village on the Shennong Stream.

Panda rails.
Panda rails.

Panda details on a fancy fence at the boat dock at Louping Village on the Shennong Stream. 

Tourists
Tourists

My fellow tour members on board a boat travelling up the Shennong Stream.

Empty Homes
Empty Homes

The majority of these homes are now empty after the area here was evacuated during the building of the Three Gorges Dam project. After the dam was built the water in the gorges rose considerably flooding many small villages.

Small tour boat
Small tour boat

The small boat that we toured up the Shennong Stream to Louping Village aboard.

Tujia Culture Show
Tujia Culture Show

Tujia Culture Show at Louping Village on the Shennong Stream off of the Yangtze River.

 
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