Eastday-China Voyage
Q:What is the best time to have the Yangtze River cruise?
A:The best seasons to take a Yangtze River cruise are spring and autumn. To put it more specific, it is April, May, September and October when the weather is cool and comfortable. These four months are often called high seasons. Despite the factor of weather, the best time is in winter in terms of price. The prices are the lowest for the winter cruises and the highest in high seasons.
Q:Will I get seasick on the ship?
A:Seasickness is rare on larger cruise ships because they are equipped with stabilizers which are designed to minimize the feeling of movement. If you should feel queasy, medicine is available from the ship doctor.
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Legend of the Yangtze River
The Yangtze River, which is honored to be the cradle of Chinese civilization, is the longest river in China and the third longest in the world. It flows 6.300 kilometers from the snowy heights of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to the East China Sea, just north of Shanghai. The Yangtze River is the most densely-populated and most economically prosperous region in China. Thanks to its long history, it boasts splendid culture and varieties of scenic spots which attract a lot of experts and visitors at home and abroad.
Mystery of the Silk Road
The Silk Road is the collective name given to a number of trade routes linking the Chinese and the West and it greatly promoted the friendly exchange and cooperation between Chinese and the courtiers in Asia and Europe. China is the hometown of silk and among all the Chinese exports to the West, silk is the most representative, thus these trade routes were called the Silk Road, which tells many mysterious stories of that time and displays thousands of cultural heritage and historical sites.
Tale of the Yellow River
The Yellow River is the second longest river in China and the fifth longest in the world at 5,464 kilometers (3,398 miles). Originating in the Bayankala Mountains in Qinghai Province in western China, it flows through nine provinces of China, namely Qinghai, Sichuan, Gansu, Ningxia, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Henan, and Shandong Provinces and empties into the Bo Sea. The Yellow River gains its name for its major color that is the color of sand, because the river is the highest sand-capacity one in the world.