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Great Flood hike, 2018/08/18

Great Flood hike, 2018/08/18

After a lot of recent rain the Great Flood hike was looking fairly flooded again—see 20 photos.

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Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/08/16

Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/08/16

See a set of 22 photos from a hike along the middle section of the rough and unrepaired Switchback Great Wall—finally some clear weather!

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Huanghuacheng to the Walled Village, 2018/08/15

Huanghuacheng to the Walled Village, 2018/08/15

Take a look at 29 amazing photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—big blue skies, clear weather, and awesome views of the Great Wall.

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Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu Province, 2018/08/15

Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu Province, 2018/08

24 photos from the Zhangye Danxia Landform—see the famous coloured mountains and landforms.

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Yinmeng Temple and Sujia River, 2018/08/11

Yinmeng Temple and Sujia River, 2018/08/11

After a big climb up to Yinmeng Temple we hiked down into the Sujia River canyon for a walk by the water—see 13 photos from the hike.

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Stone Valley Great Wall, 2018/08/11

Stone Valley Great Wall, 2018/08/11

From overcast to rainy, we had a mix of weather on this hike at the Stone Valley Great Wall—see 16 photos.

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Vulture Rock Ridge loop hike, 2018/08/04

Vulture Rock Ridge loop hike, 2018/08/04

See 25 photos from a hot and humid hike along Vulture Rock Ridge, including shots of the abundant wildflowers and mushrooms.

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Longquanyu Great Wall, 2018/08/04

Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2018/08/04

Fifteen photos from the steep stretches of Great Wall between Longquanyu and the Little West Lake.

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Lijiang and Shangri-La, Yunnan Province, July 2018

Lijiang and Shangri-La, Yunnan Province, July 2018

Yunnan is one of our favourite places for travel in China, with beautiful mountain scenery, big blue skies, and trading towns and monasteries that show a long history. Click through to see 50+ photos from a private trip we arranged in July that took us through the scenery and sights of Lijiang and Shangri-La, including Lijiang’s Old Town, Napa Lake, Songzanling Monastery, and more!

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/07/29

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/07/29

See a set of 20+ photos from a walk on the Great Wall at Huanghuacheng—shots of the Walled Village, green hills, and plenty of Great Wall.

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Jingshanling Great Wall loop, 2018/07/28

Jinshanling Great Wall, 2018/07/28

See 11 photos from a hike at the Jinshanling Great Wall—green hills, blue skies, and awesome views of the wall.

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Stone Valley Great Wall loop, 2018/07/26

Stone Valley Great Wall loop, 2018/07/26

Take a look at 14 photos from a beautiful blue-sky-day hike on the Great Wall at Stone Valley.

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Huanghuacheng Great Wall,2018/07/25

Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/07/25

After a lot of rain, finally a clear day! See a set of 15 photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall.

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Great Wall Spur, 2018/07/22

Great Wall Spur, 2018/07/22

See 15 photos from a rainy hike along the Great Wall Spur.

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Tengger Desert Lakes, Inner Mongolia, 2018/07/19-22

Tengger Desert Lakes, Inner Mongolia, 2018/07

Take a look at 36 photos from the long distance trip to the Tengger Desert in Inner Mongolia—desert dunes, lakes, jeeps, and camels!

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Hemp Village to Jinshanling Great Wall, 2018/01/31

Hemp Village to Jinshanling Great Wall, 2018/01/31

In Brief: See a set of 20 photos from the walk from Hemp Village over the hills to the Jinshanling Great Wall—beautiful blue sky and long views of the wall.

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