Chinese New Year Brings Celebration, Horrific Travel Conditions
In China, the Lunar New Year prompts a mass homecoming for those working in large cities. The holiday, which begins Monday, is seen as the largest collective movement of people in the world each year.
Long journeys by bus, plane and train are made worse with delays due to unexpected snowfall. Up to 100,000 people were stranded at Guangzhou Railway Station earlier this week.
NPR’s Anthony Kuhn speaks to Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd about how China will be ringing in the Year of the Monkey.
- Anthony Kuhn, NPR international correspondent. He tweets @akuhnNPRnews.
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