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Time to Tell the Truth – China was the Most Frustrating Travel Experience of My Life

What gives value to travel is fear. It is the fact that, at a certain moment, when we are so far from our own country, we are seized by a vague fear, and an instinctive desire to go back to the protection of old habits…This is why we should not say that we…

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Sleeping on the Great Wall of China

Part Two of Sleeping on the Great Wall of China; to begin at Part One click here… From the plaza at the base of the mountains, we began the long climb to the upper ramparts of the Great Wall of China. At first, the well-maintained stone walkways and stairs were fairly easy to…

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Great Wall of China – an Incomprehensible Feat of Engineering

Nothing prepared me for my first sight of the Great Wall of China. It is included on almost every list of must-see sights around the world and although the claim that the Great Wall is visible from the moon is a myth, it is clearly visible in radar images from the Jet Propulsion…

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