PHOTOS Sheepskin raft becomes popular for tourists to sightsee along Yellow River in Gansu

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Sheepskin raft becomes popular for tourists to sightsee along Yellow River in Gansu

Xinhua

11:48, May 31, 2019

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao checks his sheepskin raft in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao cleans his sheepskin raft before drifting in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Tourists enjoy rafting on the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

Aerial photo taken on May 29, 2019 shows sheepskin rafts beside the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao puts his sheepskin raft onto the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

Aerial photo taken on May 29, 2019 shows view of the Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao carries his sheepskin raft to the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Sui Xiankai)

Tourists enjoy rafting on the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao blows up sheepskin bags of his raft in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

Tourists enjoy rafting on the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao carries his sheepskin raft to the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao sits beside sheepskin rafts in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

Tourists enjoy rafting on the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Li Yibo)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao carries his sheepskin raft after finishing a rafting trip in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao checks his sheepskin raft in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao carries his sheepskin raft to the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

A ferry man carries a sheepskin raft in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao prepares to transport his sheepskin raft after finishing a rafting trip in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Lu Ye)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao carries his sheepskin raft to the Yellow River in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

Ferry man Luo Chongxiao checks his sheepskin raft in Longwan Village, Baiyin City of northwest China's Gansu Province, May 29, 2019. Sheepskin raft, made of inflated sheepskin, used to be an important means of transportation tool for locals living along the banks of the Yellow River. Now it has become popular vehicles for tourists to sightsee along the Yellow River. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

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