On October 10th 2015, Colourful Guizhou Xingyi Wanfeng Peaks Forest International Walking Festival opened in Xingyi. In order to enrich the foreign students' extracurricular life and strengthen the exchanges between teachers and students, so as to let the students have a more comprehensive understanding of Guizhou culture and enjoy the charm of the Chinese natural landscape, 20 foreign students of Overseas Education School of GMU were invited by Sports Bureau of Guizhou Province to participate in the activities of Colorful Guizhou Xingyi Wanfeng Peaks Forest International Walking Festival.
The distance of walking is 9.5 kilometers, from the gate of scenic spot of Xingyi Wanfeng Peaks Forest to its parking (south-west entrance). Although the weather was not smiling, the students were in high spirit, walking in the gentle rain and successfully completing the on-foot journey; and awarded with the certificates and souvenirs.
In addition to the walking, GMU also organized the students to participate in the camping and rock climbing competitions of the festival, stimulating the students to participate in physical exercises.
In this activity, the students not only enjoyed the natural scenery of Xingyi Peaks Forest and the local people's warm friendship, but also got an opportunity for in-depth understanding of the economic and cultural development in Guizhou, benefiting them to be better integrated into GMU and experience the profound implication of the Chinese traditional culture, enhancing their emotions to become the bridge builders of friendship between China and foreign countries in the future.