Shandong: Rivers Deep, Mountain High

Confucius said: “The benevolent delight in mountains, the wise in waters.” Shandong is where the 5,000-kilometer Yellow River joins the sea, migratory birds come to nest in wetlands and lakes, and the seastruck tourists come to holiday on the Jiaodong Peninsula cities and surrounding islands. Mountain ranges span the entire province, whose name translates to “Mountain East”. We’ll teach you how not to get lost on the “bandit mountain” of Liangshan, the best seasons and times to scale Mount Qimeng, and how to get to the sacred sunrise-watching spot, Taishan.

I was a lead editor and writer for this book published by China’s Commercial Press in 2019. The book was commissioned by the China National Tourism Administration, in cooperation with the Shandong Provincial Department of Cultural and Tourism to promote international tourists to the province of Shandong, China. You can view the book on Amazon or Good Reads 

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