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Camping on the Great Wall (Video) Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in architecture, Culture, history, sightseeing, travel

The Great Wall of China is one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, and rightfully so. While there are many options available for visiting the Great Wall, nothing compares to an overnight camp out in one of the Wall’s many watchtowers. Watch the sunset and sunrise over the hills in the distance, and enjoy hiking along a wild section of the Great Wall in this video.

背包 – bèi bāo
backpacks

三明治 – sān míng zhì
sandwiches

密云 –  mì yún
Miyun

面包车 – miàn bāo chē
van (lit. “bread car”)

古北口长城 – gǔ běi kǒu cháng chéng
Gubeikou Great Wall

吃午餐 – chī wǔ cān
eat lunch

望楼 – wàng lóu
watchtower

搭帐篷 – dā zhàng péng
set up a tent

睡袋 – shuì dài
sleeping bag

日落 – rì luò
sunset

威士忌酒 – wēi shì jì jiǔ
whiskey

百事可乐 – bǎi shì kě lè
Pepsi

日出 – rì chū
sunrise

豆腐,拍黄瓜,西红柿炒鸡蛋,炸酱面,大包子
dòu fu, pāi huáng guā, xī hóng shì chǎo jī dàn, zhá jiàng miàn, dà bāo zi
tofu, cucumbers, scrambled eggs and tomatoes, fried sauce noodles, big stuffed buns

干杯 – gān bēi
Cheers!

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About the Author: sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


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