China's Grand Canal, Ancient Wonder Still In Use


Uploaded on May 21, 2007 by IntrepBerkExplorer

Less famous than the Great Wall, the Grand Canal was another enormous project of Chinese Emperors about 2,000 years ago. Here are the unusual boats and sailor families (including children) that still make their living on this historic waterway. A segment from "The Last Emperor's Home Video", an Intrepid Berkeley Explorer free, on-line film offering visits to China's best known places, including the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Beijing's Summer Palace, the Grand Canal, Xian, beautiful Guilin, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, plus Hong Kong.

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