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Sacred hills

Posted by
shoti (somewhere in, China) on 17 May 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Watching clouds roll by
on a sunny day
Who needs church?
Nature is divine.
~Carrie Latet

(grabbed from :

My feet were aching, I guess my shoes were too hard and I'm not yet used to wearing it with a heavy pack walking uphill. I received heavier beating than anyone in our group because of my heavy pack and rock hard trekking shoes. I was cursing along the way and already thinking of spending the night in one of the guesthouses in the trail. The trek was so long, it took us forever to reach the other side. But then we were greeted by these sacred hills. Such magnificent view couldn't be less than divine. In a setting like this, it's really hard to think there's no God or Creator. And oh yeah, I almost forgot about the pain brought about by my pack and shoes. ALMOST..

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Mithun Varma from Bangalore, India

Stunning scenery!! I think it was worth all the effort you put in to reach there.. And by the way the poem was befitting the photo.. Really "Nature is Divine".. Wonderful shot!

17 May 2009 6:18am

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

Just stunnning

17 May 2009 6:43am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

This could be your church, somewhere to find peace and to be able to meditate

17 May 2009 7:35am

zOOm from Paris, France

Impressive panorama !

17 May 2009 8:53am

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

spectacular landscape, beautifully captured panorama with excellent light & shadow display

17 May 2009 10:02am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

How gorgeous Edwin!!! So breathtaking yet so refreshing... All the pain and hard work have paid off so beautifully! Congrats!

17 May 2009 1:07pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very good landscape shot.
Thank you.

17 May 2009 4:13pm

MMC Photos from THE COLONY, United States

Great mountain shot Edwin, i look forward to your photos.

17 May 2009 7:17pm

Mariana from waterloo, Canada

breathtaking scenery ! Excellent photo .

17 May 2009 11:13pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

just amazing -- so majestic!! gorgeous pic!!

18 May 2009 8:32pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

and it sounds like you had to suffer for this kind of glorious beauty -- way to go!!!

18 May 2009 8:33pm

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