Short stories & travel reports from a life spent living, working and exploring the globe.
The Great Wall of China
I’m not sure if there’s a more quintessential Chinese adventure than a hike across an authentic section of the nation’s breathtaking Great Wall. Standing proudly in scattered chunks as the country’s greatest triumph of engineering, a day spent tackling the wall is still one of Planet Earth’s most wondrous travel experiences. It was Mao Zedong himself who once said “He who has not climbed the Great Wall is not a true man”. So, not wanting my manhood to be called into question, I was resolute enough to seek out three of the wall’s most impressive portions.
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