Longqing Gorge and the Great Wall May 23rd 2007
Longqing Gorge and the Great Wall
Summary: About 100 kilometers North from Beijing you find Longqing Gorge. It's a great natural reserve with lots of green mountains. The lake is 650 meters above sealevel. The place here is very good for hiking and climbing.
In the mountains you find a small, but very active, lama monastery. After our visit here we went to the Great Wall.
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