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Amanda & Patricia enjoying a break. Cansamos de tanto subir e descer as escadas das 8 torres que visitamos.
CHINA: Visiting The Great Wall

April 2nd 2006
The Great Wall started to be constructed in 220 BC and was built over successive dynasties. The purpose was protection against the nomadic tribes from the north, like the Mongolians. Attempted attacks were anounced but the smoke from the many tower the wall has. The Great Wall is said to snakes like a gragon at the neck of the gragon is Beijing. Badaling section of the GW is closest to Beji ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing

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
5th September 2010

Awesome picture!

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