Mount Huang, also known as Huangshan (Chinese: 黄山; pinyin: Huángshān; literally "Yellow Mountain"), is in Anhui Province in China. UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo by Menglin Gao, via Flickr by Wilson's Vision, via Flickr
giant buddah in leshan china * Arielle Gabriel writes of her financial disaster and prayers as a Buddhist in The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles, a book of disasters and miracles, as a mystic in a world of moneyminded Hong Kong ex-pats *
'Nevada Desert Desiccation' - photo by Michael Menafee (Fort Photo), via Flickr; "Surface water in these parts is in short supply and when it does show up it typically dries up leaving behind a fascinating mosaic pattern of interlocking polygons of mud cracks such as seen here. Note how the polygons tend to form in sets of three mud cracks at 120º to each other."