Chen Zhou, who has no legs, does pushups with 11-year-old Gao Zhiyu on his back at Laoshan Mountain in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Saturday. Gao, 11, also has no legs, the result of injuries in a car accident. Chen lost his legs in childhood after a fall from a train. The pair climbed the mountain together using only their hands. Chen is now a motivational speaker and has a happy family.
An iron Monkey King statue measuring 11 meters tall made from abandoned auto parts appears on a pedestrian street in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province.
Laoshan Mountain looks particularly vibrant and spectacular.
Aerial view of buildings, skyscrapers, buildings and parks in Qingdao city in East China's Shandong province.
Boasting a newly recognized "national tourism and resort zone", the Phoenix Peninsula in Qingdao West Coast New Area is heading towards being among China's top resort destinations.
Tourists enjoy themselves in a verbena flower field in Western coast economic zone in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province, July 17, 2016. The verbena fields here, which cover an area of 130 mu (8.7 hectares), have attracted a good many tourists.
Taiqing Palace is located along the coast of Laoshan Mountain in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province. It is the largest Taoism palace on Laoshan Mountain with a history stretching back some 2,100 years.
The Qingdao National Mountain Climbing Festival is scheduled to get off the ground on April 16 at Cangmashan International Tourism Resort.