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The Yellow River is the world's sixth largest river. Bill Porter recounts his fascinating journey from the mouth to the source (some say he was the first Caucasian to actually reach it) in the early 1990s. The winding trip of over 3,000 miles takes the master translator and author into what was once the cradle of Chinese civilization and through the hometowns and graves of key historical figures such as Confucius, Mencius, Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu.


This collection includes 43 black-and-white photos taken by Porter that provide a visual trail of the memorable journey.

Yellow River Odyssey

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