Visit to Three Gorges Dam

The guide who was usually pretty frank about everything, equivocated about the millions of people “relocated” to build the dams. Apparently the government cut off electricity and water to recalcitrant locals who initially refused to budge. But the dam is a HUGE miracle of engineering with substantial beautification around its locks. And now everyone has been moved. 

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