The Great Wall June 3rd 2010 The Mother of all walls; The Great Wall Of China! A must see to any first time China trip, I decided to pay it a visit immediately upon arriving in Beijing. I met a few other travelers at the hostel entrance when I first walked in and they were heading towards a secluded part of it and invited me along. So ten minutes later I was on my way to one of the wonders of the world.
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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