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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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Great Wall Spur, 2018/07/19

Great Wall Spur, 2018/07/19

A set of 25 photos from a misty walk along the Great Wall Spur.

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Ming Village day trip, 2018/07/15

Ming Village day trip, 2018/07/15

Take a look at 20 photos from our trip to the ancient village of Cuandixia—see shots of the old courtyards, temples, and narrow lanes of the village, plus pictures from a hike up into the hills above.

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2018/07/14

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2018/07/14

See a set 20 photos from a Great Wall hike from Gubeikou to the eastern end of the Jinshanling Great Wall.

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Huanghuacheng Great Wall

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/07/01

See 17 photos from a hot day of hiking at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—blue skies, no clouds, and a lot of sweat!

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Yunmeng Gorge Swim or Explore, 2018/06/18

Yunmeng Gorge Swim or Explore, 2018/06/18

See a set of 26 photos from a day trip to the Yunmeng Gorge—mountains, cliffs, canyons, trees … and swimming!

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Huanghuacheng to the Walled Village, 2018/06/17

Walled Village and the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/06/17

See 12 photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—views of the Walled Village, the hills and mountains, the Great Wall, and the Huanghuacheng reservoir.

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Bashang Grasslands, Hebei Province,2018/06/16-18

Bashang Grasslands, June 2018

See 60 photos from two days of hiking in the Bashang Grasslands, including pics of a fantastic BBQ!

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