A: Congratulations! We’re at the peak. From here, the only way is down!
B: That outcrop is an interesting shape. It looks like a whale to me. The lichen halfway down the side could be the eye.
A: Actually, it’s already been given a name. It’s known locally as “Dragon Boat Rock.”
Photo: Paul Cooper, Taipei Times 照片：台北時報古德謙
B: Look, there’s somebody sitting under the outcrop. I can see their toes poking out of the whale’s mouth.
A: It’s not a whale. It’s a dragon boat.
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
“The only way is down”
Here, this is said as a joke. It’s a revision of the phrase “the only way is up,” meaning a hope that the situation will only get better from now on.
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