Yangtze River water turns bright red

| September 7th, 2012

From Netease:

“Wow, the Yangtze River is like the Yellow River now!” Yesterday, at the Chaotianmen Pier of the Yangtze River in Chongqing, many tourists found the color of Yangtze River became unusually red. The environmental protection department speculated that this may be due to river sand brought from upstream during flood season.

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Enthusiast kayaks 55 km home after night shift

| June 5th, 2010

(From Wuhan Evening Paper) Sick of public transportation? Try kayaking all the way home like him. 34 years old Wang Bing live in Wuhan City but works in Hanchuan City, Hubei Province. He took up outdoor sports since 1999. Last year, Wang exchanged 3800 RMB for an American-made kayak AE1012 that weighs only 12 kg when deflated into a back pack. In the morning on June 4th , Wang finished his night shift in Hanchuan District, and prepared to head […]Read more…