China 2009 Eclipse Page
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||Well the skies did not
magically clear as they did in Russia, but we
did not get skunked
This was the view when we arrived at the site about 7 AM. The
eclipse was supposed to begin in about 1.5 hours. For more see
the page on eclipse day (7-22) below.
I once again had the pleasure of travelling with TravelQuest
International, by preferred eclipse vendor. They certainly
took care of us this time!!
Since I did not get any photos of the sun beyond the above that are
worth sharing, this will mostly be a travellog. That is
fine. I visited China in 1987 and one of the goals of this trip
was to see how China had changed. I will tell this story using a small
subset of the 750+ pictures and 30+ minutes of video I took.
Please refer to the below for photos and videos from particular
days of the trip
- 7-15 Walk to Beihai Temple
- 7-16 Hutong, Summer Palace,
- 7-17 Ming Tombs, Great Wall
- 7-18 Forbidden City, Temple
- 7-19 Travel to Shanghai and
the Pearl Tower
- 7-20 Suzhou
- 7-21 Qiantang Tidal Bore
- 7-22 Eclipse Day
Articles being prepared for the
TravelQuest Eclipse Memory Book
- China Then and Now
- I contrast some of the pictures I took in 1987 with China
- Bus A
- A tribute to the great group of people I shared this journey
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