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This Is One Big Wall!

The Great Wall Disaster

June 3rd 2008
Well, it all started when I decided to join a tour group to go and see the most touristy route on the Great Wall of China (Badaling). It was my last day in Beijing and Glyn had managed to get an earlier train for the 24 hour trip back to Shenzhen, leaving me with a day to kill before catching my train that evening. Our visas were due to run out the day after, so it was imperative we were out of ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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