• 乐视电商节狂揽50亿背后:信息披露现漏洞 发票开具疑违… 2018-10-01
  • 农户11头牛被雷电劈死 本想用卖牛钱供孩子上学 2018-10-01
  • 监测心电图 日本东丽“智能服装”进入医疗领域 2018-09-30
  • 印巴爆发严重冲突 印总理欲截流印度河报复巴基斯坦 2018-09-12
  • 率真的谢百三 会在早晨五点来电骚扰你 2018-09-12
  • 揭秘穆帅曾想为皇马切尔西买下鲁尼 2次苦追失败 2018-09-02
  • 卡塔尔深陷断交危机 国民面对国王画像宣誓爱国 2018-09-02
  • 揭秘:打击周家黑老大马仔刘汉 挽回多少损失 2018-08-31
  • 女生被同学轮番殴打 4分钟被扇20余耳光 2018-08-31
  • 劳模蔡卓妍飞不停 帅气自拍上演咬唇诱惑 2018-08-20
  • 金融股跌得惨 内房股跌得更加惨 2018-08-02
  • 夏联:探花休战绿军仍灭勇士 马刺一波轰死鹈鹕 2018-07-29
  • 一文读懂证监会发布会说了啥 2018-07-29
  • 救乐视买万达,半年花千亿的孙宏斌到底何方神圣? 2018-07-22
  • 专家:中国对外直接投资增长未来有望继续延续 2018-07-22
  • USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Fran?ais
    China
    Home / China / Newsmaker

    上海十一选五技巧:Retiree helps visually impaired broaden their horizons

    By Tan Yingzi in Chongqing | China Daily | Updated: 2018-04-13 08:04
    Cai Meiqi (front) guides her visually impaired friends to visit a scenic area on the outskirts of Chongqing. Photo Provided To China Daily

    上海十一选五360彩票 www.czyym.com Partially blind former doctor acts as the 'eyes' of her friends on travel adventures

    A retired doctor in Chongqing is helping visually impaired friends "see" the world by volunteering as a travel guide.

    Cai Meiqi, 66, who was born partially blind and has very weak vision in her left eye, has led tours around China and to neighboring countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Japan in the past decade.

    Thanks to such adventures, she has helped the sightless experience things for the first time in their lives, such as taking a plane journey, walking on sandy beaches, running through grassy fields and standing atop mountains.

    Cai started her post-retirement career in 2007 after meeting several visually impaired individuals during a massage training program. She showed her managerial abilities during class activities and gained the trust of the students.

    "They asked me to lead them to explore the outside world. They said that their lives are not just about survival," said Cai, who practiced traditional Chinese medicine.

    China has the largest population of visually impaired people in the world, an estimated 8 million, according to the World Health Organization.

    Touched by the courage and passion of others, she began to contact travel agencies. But none of them would make special accommodations for visually impaired clients at that time. She decided to organize trips herself.

    "Let me be your eyes, and follow me to 'see' the world," she told them.

    Their first trip was a day tour for about 40 people to the botanical garden at Chongqing's Nanshan Mountain. Cai guided them around the garden, told them what she saw and let them touch and smell cherry blossoms and other flowers.

    1 2 Next   >>|
    Top
    BACK TO THE TOP
    Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
    License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

    Registration Number: 130349
     
  • 乐视电商节狂揽50亿背后:信息披露现漏洞 发票开具疑违… 2018-10-01
  • 农户11头牛被雷电劈死 本想用卖牛钱供孩子上学 2018-10-01
  • 监测心电图 日本东丽“智能服装”进入医疗领域 2018-09-30
  • 印巴爆发严重冲突 印总理欲截流印度河报复巴基斯坦 2018-09-12
  • 率真的谢百三 会在早晨五点来电骚扰你 2018-09-12
  • 揭秘穆帅曾想为皇马切尔西买下鲁尼 2次苦追失败 2018-09-02
  • 卡塔尔深陷断交危机 国民面对国王画像宣誓爱国 2018-09-02
  • 揭秘:打击周家黑老大马仔刘汉 挽回多少损失 2018-08-31
  • 女生被同学轮番殴打 4分钟被扇20余耳光 2018-08-31
  • 劳模蔡卓妍飞不停 帅气自拍上演咬唇诱惑 2018-08-20
  • 金融股跌得惨 内房股跌得更加惨 2018-08-02
  • 夏联:探花休战绿军仍灭勇士 马刺一波轰死鹈鹕 2018-07-29
  • 一文读懂证监会发布会说了啥 2018-07-29
  • 救乐视买万达,半年花千亿的孙宏斌到底何方神圣? 2018-07-22
  • 专家:中国对外直接投资增长未来有望继续延续 2018-07-22