Megan Eaves, the 78th mayor of Danzhai Wanda Village, in her municipality last year. Photo: Wanda Group / Wen Xinggui Megan Eaves, the 78th mayor of Danzhai Wanda Village, in her municipality last year. Photo: Wanda Group / Wen Xinggui
Megan Eaves, the 78th mayor of Danzhai Wanda Village, in her municipality last year. Photo: Wanda Group / Wen Xinggui
China travel

How a London-based editor became mayor of a small village in China’s Guizhou province

  • When Lonely Planet’s China editor Megan Eaves received an email inviting her to become mayor of Danzhai, she thought it was a scam
  • After accepting the position she realised the power that tourism can have as a force for good

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Megan Eaves, the 78th mayor of Danzhai Wanda Village, in her municipality last year. Photo: Wanda Group / Wen Xinggui Megan Eaves, the 78th mayor of Danzhai Wanda Village, in her municipality last year. Photo: Wanda Group / Wen Xinggui
Megan Eaves, the 78th mayor of Danzhai Wanda Village, in her municipality last year. Photo: Wanda Group / Wen Xinggui
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