Day 163: Beijing, China

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May 9th 2010
Published: July 2nd 2010
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Day 163: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 Beijing, China Per Intrepid notes, "Also while in Beijing we take an early morning trip to the Mutianyu Great Wall (approx. 2 hrs drive from Beijing). An incredible piece of engineering, it stretches 6,000 km westwards from the mountain ridges north of Beijing. It was originally constructed to protect Chinese empires from the 'barbarians' of the north and even thoug... Read Full Entry

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