China’s icy northeast relies on winter tourism as a source of growth.
The wind at the summit of Changbaishan (长白山) was like a sandstorm. The gusts were blowing across mythical Tianchi Lake, picking up flakes of ice and snow that were cutting into our frozen cheeks and lips.
Snow Village resident Ran Yan explains how she prepares for Chinese New Year and why she prefers living in the countryside to the city.
Jilin shows off its winter tourism to foreigners.