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The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China

Visiting the Great Wall of China was one of the highlights from our entire trip. While, we have a full Beijing post coming up, we took so many photos of the wall we wanted to share them in a separate post as well. We visited the Jinshanling portion of the wall which is a bit more off the beaten path than some of the other parts of the wall tourists typically visit. But, we wanted to be sure that our visit wouldn't be overcrowded with people so we could really take our time exploring as well as get some photos of the wall's stark beauty.

The Jinshanling portion of the wall is about 80 miles northeast of Beijing in Luanping County, Chengde, Hebei Province. It was originally built in 1368 during the Ming Dynasty and is a total of 6.5 miles and has 67 watchtowers, 3 beacon towers, and 5 passes. So without further ado, The Wall...

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Exploring the Wonders of Beijing

Exploring the Wonders of Beijing

Shanghai and Hangzhou

Shanghai and Hangzhou