Three Gorges: A River Runs Through It, for Better or Worse – Mary Beth Sheridan
And yet, the Three Gorges were still stunning.
“Of course it’s disappointing” that so many villages are gone, said Raynor Shaw, a geologist and author of “Three Gorges of the Yangtze River.” But, he noted, with the mountains soaring over 3,000 feet, the rise in water isn’t enough to destroy the natural grandeur. [Full text]
[Image: A ferry that travels up the Yangtze, via Washington Post]