Beihai Hotel, Huangshan Mountains, Spring 1999
Huangshan Mountains, Beihai Hotel, Anhui Province

This is one of mainland China's most popular travel destinations. It is renowned for beautiful sunrises, romantic fog, and a breathtaking countryside. It is pretty natural, but full of people, of course, especially during the months between April and October.

Mass tourism is a rather new industry, in China. But it was already popular in the early 1990s, especially among the young. To be on a train in China for hours or days isn't fun. But many of the destinations are really worth the trouble.

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