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Perilous Pilgrimage (China)


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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
The Deadly Mt Huashan Hiking Trail - Formerly the five mountains were dotted with temples but now only a few remain. The mountain routes are still trekked by devoted pilgrims and wandering monks intent of visiting the sacred shrines. In order to reach certain temples and the caves of the sages great courage is needed. Pilgrims must scale cliffs with only a linked chain for support and to fall is certain death.
(When I showed these to a hiker friend she translated the Chinese words on one of the photos:
If chain brockie, no lockie, oh fockie, you droppie!)


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The focus is on reducing the risk of failure through being well prepared. 2nd ed.
Oh great!

Sil may have opened the door to a new rush on the Chinese Pilgrimage, along the same lines as the German radio personality who wrote a book on his Camino and rekindled German interest in the Camino.

Nice going Sil...

Buen hold the the pains Camino

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