Ignoring the pleas of their throbbing legs, they kept climbing the seemingly never-ending makeshift steps carved into the sides of the mountain.
Their backpacks felt heavier than before and their exhausted bodies were begging for relief but they never stopped until they got to the top of the hill.
The beautiful view that greeted them left them spellbound and made them forget all about their pain and exhaustion.
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