Our October 2006 Visit to Tai-shan
China's Most-Sacred Mountain
the dramatically-steep, high-tech new cable-car

L: our full gang at Heaven Street
Girls on the Rocks
Above: group with the Jade Emperor Temple on the summit.

Right: along the trail, a cafe selling furniture made from
twisted tree-roots -- note the dragon at top!
myself enjoying a rare quiet minute on the southeastern cliffs
Becky the translator and Lourdes clown at the
newly-built entranceway to the mountain