Great Wall Fun

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We went to a sleepy village, having heard about how busy the wall’s most popular parts can get, and weren’t one bit disappointed 😉 As you can see from the landscape and judging by how much of the wall is still crumbling, going to Zhuangdaokou means a chance to explore the wild wall, feel the sun on your face, and breath fresh air once again.

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Before rumbling into the village, we did need to endure 4 hours of riding sardine-style on country buses; although luckily it wasn’t too long before we were saved from unfortunate places squashed against the windscreen, when the driver decided Endre was too tall and he couldn’t see!

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Another photo is of the lady chopping veg in the courtyard where we were staying. It had a lovely shady tree in the middle of the low wooden buildings, and red lanterns bobbing over the gate. We sat…

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