Rediscovering the Yangtze River The Metropolitan Cities of Upper Yangtze
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In this episode our trip takes us to two of the booming Metropolises of the
Yangtze, Chengdu and
Chengdu known in the past as the Brocade and later as the City Hibiscus is the capital of Sichuan province and the fifth most populated city in China.
Today we will discover the secrets of this thousand-year-old city and of a
culture so advanced and old, that it has been compared with the Egyptian, the
Babylonian and the Mayan.
Next we head to the "city of water and fire", Chongqing.
This magnificent city survived the ferocious bombardments during a foreign
invasion only to now be converted into a key region for the development of all
the south of China.
Join us as we discover these two impressive cities.