Posts Tagged ‘Lushan’

Explore China’s famous mountains

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Spring is an ideal time to climb mountains in China, with warm weather and lush vegetation. For hikers who want to explore some famous mountains and experience Chinese history and culture, the Shenzhen Daily features some destination peaks in the articles Explore China’s famous mountains and Explore China’s famous mountains (II). I visited one of these peaks, the spectacular Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), during my trip to Henan, Anhui, and Zhejiang Provinces in 2009.

Experience World Heritage natural beauty in East China’s Jiangxi province

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Surrounded by mountains that reach into the heavens and rivers that flow through mist-shrouded valleys, ancient Chinese artists’ efforts to capture the beauty of their homeland culminated in the masterpieces that many today know as Chinese landscape painting. For fans of these works of art who also want to experience the beauty of nature for themselves, East China’s Jiangxi province offers a range of mountains, rivers and waterways that bring an important part of the Chinese aesthetic to life.

The China Daily article On high ground profiles three of Jiangxi’s natural attractions that have been given UNESCO World Heritage listing for their natural beauty and cultural significance – Lushan National Park, Mount Sanqingshan National Park and Mount Longhu.

The charm of mountains in winter

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Winter sees many of China’s spectacular mountains take on added majesty with mist shrouded peaks dusted in snow. Read about the winter beauty of Emei, Lushan and Huangshan mountains in the Shenzhen Daily article The charm of mountains in winter.