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The track and steps leading toward to top of Tai Mountain.  
   

The track and steps leading toward to top of Tai Mountain.

This track toward the top, leading to the "Realm of the Immortals" has been travelled by emperors, kings, pilgrims and travelers from around the world for four millennia. I can now be counted among one of millions, having conquered the 6,293 stone steps to the top in about 8 hours.
#140 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College, China (Tai Shan Holy Mountain and Mid-Autumn Festival 2012 )

September 30th 2012
**I wish all of my students, my collegues, the staff and my friends at Taizhou Teachers College and around China a very happy Mid-Autumn Festival time with family and friends; and to all of my Chinese friends, a very great National Holiday. Please, enjoy these special days with the ones you love and continue to honor and remember these traditons and customs, so unique to your country.** The 201 ... read more
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