Beijing and the Great Wall of China February 3rd 2008 For more of my photos, or to buy my book, please visit www.nickkembel.com
Center of the Chinese Universe
Beijing is one of the great cities of the world, possessing an alluring combination of ancient history, magnificent sites, unique architecture, great food, and proximity to China's most famous landmark, the Great Wall. I hav ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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
I an a nomad of Canadian origin that has been exploring the various corners of the world for over 10 years. My education is in Anthropology and Religious Studies, and in my travels, I have focused on visiting and photographing the spiritual centers of the world. I have been to 45 countries, with highlights including Burma, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Syria, Guatemala, and China.
I have taught English in Thailand, Korea, China, and for the last 5 years, Taiwan. I'm not backpacking as much as I used to, but my daily life in Taiwan... full info