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Who built the Great Wall of China?

Everyone knows the Great Wall is large and supposedly even visible from outer space. Turns out it’s indeed huge, in fact it’s recently been measured in detail by Chinese authorities (2009). 485 more words

Journey Thru History

Entry 3 - The W-Curve, The Wall & Lots of Pointing & Smiling

Me – “I just want to buy the blueberries”

Checkout assistant – “Something in Chinese”

Me – “Please may I have the blueberries..? Why are you taking the blueberries away?”

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The Great Wall Of China

Why Jinshanling Great Wall of China will be Your Best Choice

Most tourists wanting to see the Great Wall of China visit Badaling, the part of the wall which is located not far from Beijing. If you want to just look at the wall and take your photo with it behind you, Badaling will be the right decision. 1,139 more words

Holiday Guide

China - A Trip of a Lifetime - Part One - Beijing

China has been a key destination on my bucket-list for its amazing sites, culture and food. As most of the Chinese population do not speak English, I knew it was important to learn Mandarin (Mandarin and Cantonese are the main languages spoken), which I did with zest through a great book called Easy, Peasy Chinese, Mandarin for Beginners published by Dorling Kindersley. 1,083 more words


A really long wall in China

Another picture from times past. Back in 2006 I left the UK for the first time and flew to China. My sister was teaching there for a year so I thought it was a great excuse to travel. 39 more words

The Great Wall Of China - Mutianyu

One of the best days out yet! We met an ace couple from England who were staying in our hostel and took a tour to the great wall together. 55 more words


Beijing, the last leg

Beijing has been the final stop on our journey. In a few hours we’ll be flying out of China. It’s been an interesting few days here as the city has been hosting a major international meeting of the APEC group. 333 more words