CHINA: Escorted Adventure

Across the beautiful barren badlands of northwestern China, past sinkholes, chasms and occasional green valleys, jounced six foreign correspondents, ten Chinese journalists and five alert representatives of Chungking's Ministry of Information.

When the decrepit old highway petered out, the party left its de luxe Dodge busses, mounted little horses and rode to a promontory above the mighty Yellow River, sunk in its age-old canyon. They crossed the swift waters on the rope planks of a swaying, weathered suspension bridge, climbed the winding trail beyond to Kenanpo in Shansi, perched like a feudal...

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