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The Great Wall and my final day in Beijing

22.10.14

Today we decided to walk the Great Wall, obviously one of the ‘must – do’s’ if you’re in Beijing.

We decided we would take a tour of Mutianyu which is slightly more out of the way and less crowded – it was still pretty busy though. 229 kata lagi

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I Walked The Great Wall of China!!!!

Advice for anyone taking a bus to the Great Wall of China: BE CAREFUL WHICH BUS LINE YOU WAIT ON.

When my friends and I arrived at the designated departure area for the buses that travel to the Great Wall, we saw two really long lines. 376 kata lagi

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Shanghai Skyline

Hua Shan (Mount Hua)

Shaolin Monk

Suzhou Tiger Hill Park

Terracotta Warriors

Xi-an Sunset

Xi-an Girl

Giant Wild Goose Pagoda (Xi-an)

Shanghai Pu-Dong Int’l Airport

Great Wall of China

A Confession of a Time When I Pretended to Love Basketball, and Other Things

Day 1 in China included Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.

The security check line getting into the square was a lot longer and more intense than we were expecting. 815 kata lagi

The Great Wall at Jinshanling

Unlike the Panlongshan Great Wall, a good part of the Jinshanling section has been reconstructed. In just a few years’ time, I imagine it will be as popular as the Badaling and Mutianyu sections of the wall. 190 kata lagi

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China is Crazy: Peter Herff

China is crazy; in a good way. Over the past five weeks I’ve been shocked by a culture not unlike getting shocked by lightening. I can’t understand anything (literally), I’ve had more rice in 30 days than in 20 years of living, and I’m learning something every day. 276 kata lagi

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