The Great Wall August 26th 2009 “He who has not climbed the Great Wall is not a true man”
So to prove that we are both man enough (G being an honorary chap for this occasion). We set out to see the Great Wall of China. We made the decision to travel 110km out of Beijing towards Jinshanling which is a quieter, less touristy section of the wall. Rather than go for a couple of hours during the day we ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Great Wall of China 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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For those who don't know (surely there isn't a living soul who doesn't know???) the aim of our trip is to get to Australia without getting on a plane, after extensive research we reckon this probably isn't going to happen once we get to Indonesia, but we will try our hardest to achieve this goal and will definately go the furthest we can go by train/boat/bus/bike... full info