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Huanghuacheng Great Wall Posted by on Jul 31, 2017

Huanghuacheng Great Wall

A great day trip out of Beijing is a visit to Huanghuacheng Great Wall (黄花城 – huáng huā chéng) – the “Yellow Flower Wall.” The name for this section of the Great Wall comes from the wild flowers that bloom here in the summer. It’s also known as the “Water Great Wall” (水长城 – shuǐ…

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3 Days in Beijing (Part Two) Posted by on Nov 15, 2016

With just three days to explore Beijing, the first one was pretty epic. Traveling along the city’s central north-south axis, you got to hit some of the biggest attractions in the city – the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and much more. Hopefully you got some good rest; there are still two…

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