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Plank Road

Building the world's highest unsafe construction scaffolds

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Workers build a footpath around the vertical slopes of Shifou Mountain in Hunan Province, China

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

This footpath is a plank road on the side of the mountain. Once finished, it will stretch for 3km (9843 ft) and be China's longest sightseeing footpath

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

48-year-old Yu Ji is one of the workers - he's been working on high cliffs building such plank roads for more than 10 years. He says,'Young people don't want this job, as it requires them to stay deep in the mountains for months'

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Yu Ji takes charge of the most dangerous part of the project - drilling the holes to set up pipes to support the footpath

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Building a plank road on Shifou Mountain is difficult because the cliff stands vertical at 90 degrees, without any slope or alcoves

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

A finished section of the footpath

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

Plank Road thanks to Jim Serritella

High jobs with high pay and high down-side

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Human nature is weak. - Anthony Fauci

There is no forgiveness in nature. - Ugo Betti

Nature can do more than physicians. - Oliver Cromwell

Adversity is the first path to truth. - Lord Byron

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Chop your own path. Get off the car track. - A.Y. Jackson

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. - Gerard De Nuewal

Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them. - Mark Twain

The power which resides in him is new in nature. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. - Antoine Francois Prevost

A reckless man by nature who attempted unusual deeds. - Leo the Deacon

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down. - Unknown

Justice is a law of nature rarely found in human affairs. - Unknown

It is part of human nature to hate the man you have hurt. - Tacitus

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. - Laura I Wilder

Nature does not loathe virtue: it is unaware of its existence. - Francois Malet-Joris

Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. - Horace

Nature never makes any blunders. When she makes a fool she means it. - Archibald Alexander

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once. - Woody Allen

Study nature. Love nature. Stay close to nature. It will never fail you. - Frank Lloyd Wright

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom. - JRR Tolkien

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function. - Garrison Keillor

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo. - Al Gore

The Dark Side of the Force is the pathway to many abilities some consider to be. - Senator Palpatine

Nature reserves the right to inflict upon her children the most terrifying jests. - Thornton Wilder

The best way to find out whether you're on the right path? Stop looking at the path. - Marcus Buckingham

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about. - Oscar Wilde

Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature. - Joseph Addison

Like a great poet, nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means. - Heinrich Heine

We will walk the path not of retribution or revenge but the path of reconciliation and forgiveness. - Mahatma Gandhi

Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself. - L Wolfe Gilbert

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. - Soren Kierkegaard

In order to have faith in his own path, he does not need to prove that someone else's path is wrong. - Paulo Coelho

The path to cheerfulness is to sit cheerfully and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. - William James

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. - Richard P Feynman

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. - John Muir

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature. - Steve Maraboli

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway o the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. - Thomas Carlyle

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right path, the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank

There is a great difference between mind and body insomuch as body is by nature always divisible, and the mind is entirely indivisible. - Rene Descartes


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