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|Emei Mountain, Sichuan RF|
|[b] Stairway to "Haven" RF|
If the tweet is "informational" (as today), it is "true." The recipe is "real." The haiku is just, well, odd.
I would tell you more...if I had more than 140 characters with which to work (+ spld thngs fny).
I'm busy writing a lecture on reflexivity, divination, and China's sacred mountains. That's a potent combination of incense and reflection.
Sacred mountain peak
East, south, center, west, and north
What would Pierre
Here's a recipe for a long day of (reflective) mountain travel. This one is from an iconic mountain region in Anhui, which is home to Nine Flowers mountain and Yellow Mountain. The former is a Buddhist sacred mountain; the latter is probably the most talked about, and painted, mountain cluster in China. We have spicy walnut pork, fried shrimp, and farm egg dumplings. It's enough to cure any brooding reflection...
|[c] Mountain Spring RF|