Chinese head home in world's biggest annual human migration
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BEIJING — Hundreds of thousands of Chinese
Officials expect that Chinese
Each year, it represents the world's largest seasonal migration of people as families reunite for China's most important traditional holiday. Also known as Spring Festival, it falls on Jan. 28 this year.
Su Wenqi, a college student in Beijing, was lining up to catch a train headed to the northeastern city of Harbin. She said she was looking forward to reuniting with family.
"My parents and relatives are back at home and you feel safe at home, so I must go back," Su said. "After a busy year, I really miss them."