Cou­ple set for flight around the world

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

A Chi­nese cou­ple with a pen­chant for ad­ven­ture are plan­ning an 80,000-kilo­me­ter round-the-world trip that will see them fly them­selves to five con­ti­nents, in­clud­ing Antarc­tica. Zhang Xinyu and his wife, Liang Hong, plan to be­gin their jour­ney by fly­ing a Chi­nese-made plane from Harbin, cap­i­tal of Hei­longjiang prov­ince, to North Amer­ica via the Rus­sian Far East. Their trip is sched­uled to be­gin be­fore the end of this month, and the ad­ven­ture will last un­til June.

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