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The beautiful scenery of Huangshan is composed of wind swept pines and unusual rocks as well as seas of clouds and tourist locks. The mountains just seem to blend in with these peripheral pleasures; inspiring art, poetry, and romance.
Wherever one encounters spectacular scenery in China that involves large stones, there always seems to be calligraphy graffiti left by famous artists and noble officials.
Often it's just a short poetic phrase capturing the moment's first impression. Sometimes it also can be of religious significance or perhaps the calligrapher just thinks the Chinese character for "Buddhism" looks good tattooed on the side of a huge rock.
It has become a Chinese tradition to leave an engraved lock at the most romantic tourist destinations in China. This is good business for local lock sales since almost everybody does not buy one until after they get to the end of the trail.
Most people usually dispose of the key ceremoniously but I witnessed one lady slip it into her purse while her man happened to be looking at other women.
- Pros:Beautiful mountains, strange rocks, elegant pines
- Cons:The weather is simply unpredictable (Blue sky photos always look better on VT)
- In a nutshell:Art inspiring scenery that will make you stop and wonder why you didn't buy a digital camera in Hong Kong
A backpack is best. You'll want both hands free as you ascend the mountain. Even during summer it can get chilly on top... more travel advice
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