Shanghai Daily: "Mercury hits 105 degrees hottest day since 1873." For the past 25 days, we've experienced 90-105 degree heat.
Ken asks a colleague about his summer plans. He responds, "We don't plan anything, just stay inside with air conditioning on."
|With an explosion of Chinese tourism, solitude is hard to come by|
We decide to take the cable car up, knowing that once we arrive, we are still going to need to walk up/down, up/down. The many stairs and paths are exhausting and exhilarating.
|Ken surrounded by beauty:)|
|The stairs are attached to the mountain!|
|Lisa and Jeanie on mountain path|
|Hotel on the mountain|
|Twisted pines, granite peaks, mountain mist|
I lift up my eyes to the mountains- where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2
We spend one night at the mountain, and one night in Tunxi, a quaint town at the base of the mountain.