China 2000
April 12 - May 1

Photos & Text 2000 by
Len Schwer
Revised 12 March 2001

Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) Group
Standing: Lori, Spencer, Becky, Len, Gloria, Cindy, Thea, Kristen, Deborah, Dorothy, Chairman Mao,
Marilyn, Ken, Arnold, Trauta, Fran, Dave, & Herb
Kneeling: Jessica (Beijing Guide) and Liu Feng "Linda" (China Guide)
Selection of Favorite Pictures submitted by the OAT Group
A Tribute to our China Guide Linda (Liu Feng)

Route of Travel
SFO - Vancouver - Beijing (air via Air Canada)
Beijing - Xian (overnight train)
Xian - Chengdu (air via China Northwest)
Chengdu - Lhasa (air via China Southwest)
Lhasa - Chendgu (air via China Southwest)
Chengdu - Chongqing (bus)
Chongqing - Wuhan (river cruise via Victoria Crusies)
Wuhan - Hong Kong (air via China Southern)
Hong Kong - Vancouver - SFO (air via Air Canada)

Map Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) web site

Select a link to picture page for that portion of the tour:
(Day 1 - 5, April 12 - 15)
(Day 6 - 8, April 16 - 18)
HeavenTemple.jpg TerraCotta9.jpg
(Day 8 - 10, April 18 - 20)
Lhasa, Tibet
(Day 10 - 13, April 20 - 24)
PandaA.jpg PotalaBecky.jpg
Yangtze River Cruise
(Day 13 - 17, April 24 - 28)
Dam, Lock & Bridges
(Day 16, April 27)
WuGorgeEndA.jpg DamModelA.jpg
Wuhan & Hong Kong
(Day 17 - 19, April 28-30)
China's Children
The children are China.
RedLanterns.jpg LhasaKids2.jpg

The above photo pages are linked to my daily journal pages for each city:

Daily Journal

Links to China sites I thought were useful or interesting:

Tour Sites

Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT)
Victoria Cruises Victoria Cruises - The Majesty of the Yangtze
Chinese Tour Company The China Tour
Chinese Tour & Guide Company welcome to china

Amateur Sites

"Historical China, Tibet & the Yangtze" Tour (Feb 00) China Tour
Amateur photos from a Regent China Tours (Feb 00) China Tour
Amateur photos and daily diary China tour (Aug 99) Ray's Travel & Movie Pages
Flashy tour of the great Wall Walk the Great Wall of China A Black & White Odyssey
High Quality amateur photographs Photographs by Jeff Booth

Professional Sites

The Oriental-List - Internet mailing list for the discussion of China travel Information about Travel in China
Professional online China magazine City Weekend- On Line Magazine
Professional journalist Great Wall article Travel The 14th Tower of China's Great Wall
Discovery Channel program about Three Gorges Dam Project Discovery Online, Valley of the Dammed
Guidebook author's site My China

Map Sites

Satellite Maps of Tibet Tibet Environmental Watch - Geography
Downloadable Satellite Maps of Tibet Maps to download
Map of Tibet Map of Tibet

Visitors since August 2000

Photos & Text 2000 by Len Schwer