Beijing - Day 4 - The Great Wall at Mutianyu September 9th 2011 For our final day ‘in Beijing’ we headed off with a van load of other tourists (mostly Colombian for some reason) to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Once we got about an hour out of the city we began to catch glimpses of the wall snaking its way along the tops of the mountains in the distance. At first it looks like a road or as if your eyes are playing tricks on you, but as you get closer to th ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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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