On the Huangshan Mountain
441.What a breathtaking sight!
442.On your right is Tiandu Feng，one of the three main peaks of Huangshan and also the steepest.
443.It is 1，810 meters high.
444.On the way up，you can see a cliff called Jiyu Bei.
445.He said the cliff was called Jiyu Bei，which means Carp's Backbone.
446.On your left is Lianhua Feng，or the Lotus Flower Peak，at a height of 1，860 meters.
447.It is the highest peak of Huangshan.
448.At its summit is a rock only about six meters across.
449.Famous pine tree such as the“Flying Dragon” and the“Twin Dragons”are found there.
450.That sounds very exciting.
451.Shall we climb up the highest peak first， Sam?
452.Please return here by 10∶30， will you?
Walking on Fifth Avenue
453.Isn't it wonderful to take a walk here?
454.I mean one can look at all these magnificent tall buildings around him.
455.Don't you think it's a bit suffocating to stand under them?
456.Look at that building across the street from us.
457.That's the Empire State.
458.It stands at 102 stories high.
459.You're right and it's no longer the tallest building in New York now.
460.What other important buildings are we going to see on Fifth Avenue?
461.Actually every skyscraper has a history.
462.A few blocks ahead we'll see St.Patrick's Cathedral at E 50th Street.And just across the street will be the world-renowned Rockefeller Center.
463.It's a landmark in the history of architecture.
464.What's there after that?
465.We'll then be standing at where the Central Park begins.
466.Facing the park on Fifth Avenue are probably the most expensive apartments in the world.
467.But what are all these skyscrapers for?
468.New York is a financial center of the world，isn't it?
At Trafalgar Square in London
469. It's interesting that as a financial center London looks so different from New York.
470. By the way，what do you think has impressed you most in London?
471.There are so many things that have left a deep impression on me.
472.There is one thing worth mentioning at least.
473. Although the buildings here seem old-fashioned，they have a peculiar flavor of their own.
474. Look at the nameplate on the wall of the corner building.
475. We are getting near to Trafalgar Square now.
476. It's a busy road junction with Nelson's statue.
477. He's the admiral that defeated Napoleon.
478. Can you mention a few so that we can decide where to go this morning?
479. It's not far from here to the Thames.
480. If you like，we can take a walk on the embankment.
481. What if we go to see Buckingham Palace first?
482. We can walk down the Mall which is wide and clean with quite a number of beautiful statues.
483. It's so pleasant to have a walk there.
484. I can see you're enjoying your trip today.
485. Everything's so striking and fascinating.
The Washington Monument and West Point
486. Now we are at the Washington Monument.
487. What a magnificent sight it is!
488. Can you give us some information about it，Mr White?
489. With pleasure.
490.The Washington Monument was started in 1848.
491. After many difficulties and delays，the building was completed in 1885，and opened to the public in 1888.
492. So it took many years to build the monument.
493. How high is it?
494.The height of the monument is 555 feet.
495.The top can be reached by elevator or by iron stairway.
496. I felt the elevator flying in the air.
497.The elevator makes the ascent only in 70 seconds.
498. Now you can have a bird-eye view of the capital from here.
499. We're heading for West Point.
500. You'll get a very clear view of the fortress on top of the hill.