Qun Chen, a freelance writer/photographer originally from China, was referred to us by The Arizona Office of Tourism. He has traveled all over the globe and his diverse portfolio includes publications such as National Geographic Traveler: Chinese Edition. Luckily for us, Chen has long held a dream of rafting down the entirety of the Colorado River. Grand Canyon Whitewater was able to help him fulfill part of this dream by sending him on one of our Grand Canyon raft trips, a 7-day full canyon motorized trip, this past July.
His story has since been published in Modern Weekly, the number one weekly pictorial in China. With a circulation of more than half a million readers, Chen shared with us the following, “Believe me, I am very happy, for this is the first time a first-class publisher came after me with my sketches as the focal
We are thrilled that Chen’s experience rafting the Grand Canyon will be shared with thousands of readers, without the constraints of a language barrier.
P.S. If you know Chinese, feel free to send us a translation!