PENGLAI-SHANAlso known as PENG-LAI-SHAN, P'ENG-LAI-SHAN
There are 108 [DAO]ist Paradises. This is the one favored by the [EIGHT-IMMORTALS].A mountainous island located in the middle of nowhere as the crow flies, PENGLAI-SHAN can only be reached by air. Being a paradise, there are no airport facilities, which is just as well as it's a place of outstanding unnatural beauty.
Trillions of scented flowers grow amongst trees made of coral-bearing pearls. Everything shimmers and all the animals and birds are white. The Dew of Eternal Life flows in all the many streams and fountains, ensuring ongoing immortality — but only for those who are already immortal.
The island appears to be surrounded by water, but this is actually a protective wheeze. It's really an element so insubstantial that nothing can float on it. That sinking feeling means just that. Unless, of course, you happen to be an Immortal.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : China
Gender : Sorry, we don't know
Type : Legendary Place
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Pung Luy Sharn
Alternative names : PENG-LAI-SHAN, P'ENG-LAI-SHAN
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