TRAVEL Photos capture scenery along China’s First Scenic Boulevard

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Photos capture scenery along China’s First Scenic Boulevard

Zhang Xingjian | chinadaily.com.cn

04:59, July 22, 2018

China's First Scenic Boulevard starts at Saihanba National Forest Park, China's largest man-made woodland, and ends at Datan town in Fengning Manchu autonomous county in North China's Hebei province. Dotted with forests, grasslands, lakes, wetlands and hills, the road is a beautiful and well-traveled place.

A winding boardwalk leads directly to a large windmill along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

A large red windmill adds a punch of bright color in the middle of a grassland along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Xiaoluanhe National Wetland Park is along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Lakes and grasslands are scattered along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Lakes and grasslands are scattered along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

A car rounds a curve on the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Grasslands stretch across the rolling landscape under a big blue sky along China’s First Scenic Boulevard in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Grasslands stretch across the rolling landscape under a big blue sky along China’s First Scenic Boulevard in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Lakes and grasslands are scattered along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Mongolian yurts can be seen here and there along the China’s First Scenic Boulevard in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Mongolian yurts can be seen here and there along the China’s First Scenic Boulevard in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Yellow cole flowers, green grasslands and blue skies form an amazing rural scene along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Yellow and green grasslands and blue skies form an amazing rural scene along the 180-km road that is China’s First Scenic Boulevard, seen here in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

Grasslands stretch across the rolling landscape under a big blue sky along China’s First Scenic Boulevard in Chengde city, North China's Hebei province, July 19, 2018. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn]

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