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Feeling nervous and excited for the first trip alone - Beijing 2016

This was the first time I was travelling to a city alone. I was initially very nervous about the trip itself and the fact that I didn’t know anyone made it even more scary. 1,838 more words

The Great Wall of China: visible from space?

It is commonly claimed that the Great Wall of China is the only human-made object visible from the Moon. This is false. None of the Apollo astronauts reported seeing any specific human-made object from the Moon, and even Earth-orbiting astronauts can… 60 more words

Surprising Facts

The Great Wall

Walk on the Great Wall of China, check! This is definitely a bucket list item. This place, its history, and the legends, and myths surrounding it is known the world over. 622 more words


The Great Wall of China

“He who has not climbed the great wall is not a true man”
– Mao Zedong

The moment I landed in China, I was excited to tick another attraction on my list.

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A Place Where You Could Be

I saw the Chinese Circus. The same performers and death-defying stunts we saw 6 years ago. I wish I could contort my body like theirs- past the physical limit of our 3D world and into another realm of existence where you are present. 643 more words

China 6: Beijing

On 1st May 2016 I embarked on a 10 month backpacking trip with Jason to Asia, Australasia and South America. Here, I keep a journal of our travels. 846 more words



We went camping last weekend. The scenery: The Great Wall of China.

I have been in Beijing for almost three months now, and it is only our first visit to the Great Wall. 1,265 more words

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