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The Great Wall

Day Seven 16th April 2015 - The Great Wall of China

April 24th 2015
Today we are taken by coach to visit one of the highlights of the trip - The Great Wall of China. The weather is perfect - clear blue sky and just a slight breeze. The wall is 5660km in length and took 2000 years to complete . The section we visited is at Badaling and our guide advises us it is surprisingly quiet for the time of year it is a drive of 60km from Beijing. A cable car delivers vis ... 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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