Cruising down the Pearl River Delta

One of my favorite things about China are all the lights, lights lights!  When night time comes around, everywhere you look, buildings are bright with majestic and bold colors, making every and any building stand out.  One of my favorite experiences while living here in Southern China was a boat cruise I took with other faculty members at my place of employment down the Pearl River Delta in Guangzhou.



The Pearl River delta (1, 376 miles long) is the third largest river in China and the largest one in all of Guangzhou.  It received its name “Pearl River” due to the fact that it has a stone island resembling a huge pearl, and is constantly polished by the water of the river.


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This is by far one of the most memorable experiences I’ve had while being in Guangzhou so far.  The boat cruise begins at the White Goose Pool and ends at the Guangzhou Bridge in the east and Baihedone (White Crane Cave) in the south. Still to this day, I cannot get over the lights! Pictures will never do it justice.


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