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High pass rate at China school

Pupils in Pili - in the rugged northern Xinjiang Uygur region - have to cross a pass 1,500ft above a sheer drop down a precipice to get to their lessons. Guided by parents and staff, the youngsters scramble over the sloping rock face finding foot and handholds that would make even a goat think twice. One teacher joked: Its very steep but were mountain people here and used to walking like this. We havent lost one yet - there are severe penalties for truancy.

Shiro Kasamatsu Soir de pluie sur l'etang de Shinobazu 1938. Title Tranlation: Evening Rain on the Shinobazu (river). #ModernJapanesePainting

Naturally occurring hot springs are located all over Montana. All of them are worth the hike to get to!