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On Rout to The Wall  

On Rout to The Wall

Beijing Day 2 & 3 – The Great wall & The Forbidden City

November 6th 2009
I was very excited about a trip to see the Great Wall of China and we had heard only good things about the organised trip that could be booked through our hostel so we secured a place each, Maria and I, and we set our alarm clocks for 5am so that we could brave the freezing cold morning. 5:55 our transport arrived and two Germans, a Scot and I joined a bus with a couple of other people and off we ... 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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