Sunday, June 1, 2008

Jiuhua Shan Temples

Once off the cable car there was plenty of more stairs. Supplies for the temples is carried up by laborers.
The other amazing thing about the temple, stairs, and walkways is that everything was carried up on the backs of men.
Top Right: Wu Han (left), Hannah Czehatowski (right) and Mark Van Loan in front of Hannah, ascending stairs on Jiuhua Shan.
Top Left: View of a mountain temple.
Center: Porter carrying up a heavy load of food up the stairs.
Bottom Right: The same porter going up another set of stair.
Bottom Left: Two laborers with a granite suspended between them carrying it up stairs. These granite blocks are used to make the walkway.

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