China has turned the building of bridges into an aesthetic art of supreme beauty and functional quality. This bridge links Badong City to the other side of the mighty Yangtze.
Our cruiser entering the first of the many narrow Gorges. The high water line/markings can clearly be seen in the "bald" rockface. Since the 3 Gorges Dam was built ...the water level behind the Dam has risen dramatically, even covering dwellings, buildings, farmlands etc..on the lower levels. All those affected have been resettled in different places and on higher ground.