Chinese man, 70, maps out 5000-km bike journey!

April 6th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, April 06 (ANI): A 70-year-old man in China plans to travel 5000 kilometres on his new bike.

According to Yangtze Evening News, Li Xianfeng hopes to tour five provinces and one municipality.

He intends to visit the most historic spots and natural landscapes.

Xianfeng, a retired teacher in east China’s Jiangsu province, intends to satiate his love for ancient Chinese poetry, which depict natural scenery and historic sites, with the trip.

He said: “I have had the idea in mind for years to pay a visit to these sights with my own eyes.”

Xianfeng will travel across Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi province as well as Suqian municipality in Jiangsu province.

He added: “I did a lot of homework searching for the destinations’ history, culture and tales online.

“It’s a challenge for me and I want to visit more places and learn from sightseeing before I get too old.” (ANI)

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