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Nikkei Asian Review | Rock Climbing in China

Nikkei Asian Review | Rock Climbing in China

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ROCK CLIMBERS LEAD THE WAY TO CHINA’S NEW MOUNTAIN PLAYGROUND

In this print/online feature story, with original photos, for Nikkei Asian Review, I explore the new world of adventure sports — and what it says about how Chinese travel is changing.

In particular, as rock climbing takes off, Chinese climbers are reinventing local destinations as new hotspots for outdoor adventure sports. Case in point? The small town of Shigu, Yunnan. 

NPR's The Salt | Afghan Refugees Celebrate Nowroz

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