HOW FAR WILL THE DRAGON SWIM?
A "RETURN" TO AUSTRALIA?
The Chinese Navy (PLAN) training ship Zheng He is on an around the world good will tour. There is some historical speculation, not without evidence, that the ship's namesake Admiral Zheng He may have performed a circumnavigation in the early 1420s more than half a century before Columbus set sail. There is stronger evidence that his fleet visited Australia. Well it's official today the PLAN Zheng He leaves Tonga today , next stop Darwin.