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Eating Peking Duck in Peking

I stayed on in Beijing, just for a few days, whilst the G20 summit kept many ordinary Hangzhou residents out of town.  For us, school did not start until 8th September and many businesses and factories were closed to contain the pollution levels and guarantee healthy air and flawless, deep blue skies for the visiting world leaders.  644 more words

Adult Gap Year

When my husband went to Beijing...

A sequel to my blog “When I went to Shanghai…“,  this post is an attempt to encompass the explorations of yet another Chinese metropolis – the Chinese capital and the historical city of Beijing, but this time, with a twist. 1,512 more words


The Great Wall Trailer

Matt Damon heads over the “The Great Wall of China” to battle as Universal Pictures and Legendary present the new trailer for The Great Wall… 196 more words


Conquering the Great Wall of China

The notice at the entrance said it all: ‘This section of the Great Wall is not open to the public’.  Not that this deterred our tour guides. 513 more words

Adult Gap Year

How to get to the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall is an incredible, a series of fortifications, walls and towers that total an insane 6,200 km length across China, North Korea and Mongolia. 528 more words


Hiking The Great Wall of China

So rather than taking just a day trip to see The Great Wall I wanted to be there for longer and see more than what just a few hours would allow. 610 more words


A Recap of the World's Walls: Calais Is Next

By Paulina Anaya.

The world has loved walls since the concept of territory evolved. The Great Wall of China was built some 2,200 years ago. Why? 491 more words