‘He who ascends to mountain-tops, shall find

The loftiest peaks most wrapt in clouds and snow’

-Lord Byron, Childe Harold


‘The comrade of thy wanderings over heaven,

As then, when to outstrip thy skiey speed

Scarce seem’d a vision—I would ne’er have striven’

– Shelley

Watercolours painted in the Yellow Mountains, Huangshan Province, China November 2015

© Christian Furr