Wisdom from Nature Beneath Steps toward Peaks
Central Mountain Range, which represents the “spine” of Taiwan, contains countless naturaltreasure and infuses everlasting vitality into the island. By getting closer to the mountains,many Taiwanese have become“ mountain's children” who love and respect mountains. Because,their clear beauty and significance can only be best grasped on their peaks.
This fall issue is spun around the conquering of the seven summits. Take a look at how thisbiggest expedition plan in Taiwan's history has originated from mere groping to successfulconquering, and how local mountaineers have learned to get along with mountains with thewisdom of humility and tolerance.
Let's read with Hsia-hsiung Wu, a veteran mountaineer, architect, and photographer, andexperience the world's greatest mountains through the lens of his old Hasselblad camera. And feelthe benevolence and wisdom in the Director-general Chang-yi Chang of National Park Association.Then visit farmeress Bao-lian Li in Lishan with us, and finally follow a writer couple in the States fora visit to Denali National Park in Alaska.
What we will have in this September issue is a marvelous trip toward mountain peaks.
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