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Huanghuacheng to the Little West Lake, 2018/09/01

Huanghuacheng to the Little West Lake, 2018/09/01

See 30 photos from a fun hike on the Great Wall from Huanghuacheng to the Little West Lake.

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Camping Gubeikou Great Wall

Camping at the Gubeikou Great Wall, 2018/09/01

25 photos from the a camping trip at the Gubeikou Great Wall—overcast skies, clouds, and drizzle … but a cosy tower to say in overnight. Nice!

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Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/08/30

Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/08/30

Take a look at 12 photos from a hike along the easier parts of the Switchback Great Wall—cloudy skies, flowers, and long views.

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Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2018/0829

Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2018/08/29

Beautiful weather and steep sections of Great Wall on the Longquanyu to the Little West Lake hiking trail—see a set of 22 photos from the hike.

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Stone Valley Great Wall Loop, 2018/08/25

Stone Valley Great Wall Loop, 2018/08/25

Great Wall, blue skies, green hills, flowers … and donkeys? See a set of 15 photos from a hike on the Stone Valley Great Wall.

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Big Camp Plate Village and Hengling Valley, 2018/08/25

Big Camp Plate Village and Hengling Valley, 2018/08/25

See 14 photos from a hike through Big Camp Plate Village and then down Hengling Valley.

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Tengger Desert Lakes, Inner Mongolia, 20180825-26

Tengger Desert teambuilding trip, 2018/08

We organised a teambuilding trip for a company, heading out into the Tengger Desert—see 49 photos of desert dunes, yurts, camels, and more!

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Great Wall Spur, 2018/08/23

Great Wall Spur, 2018/08/23

We had near-perfect weather for this hike on the Great Wall Spur—see 12 photos.

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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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Unveiling the Buddha at Labrang Monastery, 2018/02

‘Unveiling the Buddha’ at Labrang Monastery, 2018/02

In Brief: On this trip in the Gannan Tibetan area of Gansu Province we mixed in with pilgrims to see the ‘Unveiling the Buddha’ ceremony at Labrang Monastery—see 18 photos from the ceremony and hikes in the area.

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