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Earth Day Clean Up Hike, 2013/04/21

For Earth Day 2013, we headed out to Dragon Cloud Mountain to clean up trash and litter left behind by careless visitors and messy film crews. The clean up crew did a great job – click through to see photos of them in action!

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It was a windy day

Yanqing Great Wall, 2013/04/13

Our Yanqing Great Wall hike follows a line of old and rough Great Wall near the border of Beijing and Hebei. The wall follows a ridgeline with great views – click through to see Jun’s photos.

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Incense Trail and Dajuesi Temple, 2013/04/10

The hiking trail took us through soon-to-be green hills and past wild peach blossoms, up and over a 1,000m high ridgeline and down to Dajue Temple, a historic imperial temple in Beijng’s West Hills. Along the way we took plenty of photos – click through to take a look!

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It was a windy day

Big Camp Plate Great Wall, 2012/04/11

Our Big Camp Plate Great Wall hike takes us over Beijing’s border and into the hills of Hebei Province. We walked a section of Great Wall that loops around the village of Big Camp Plate, and as we were walking through the village on the way back to the bus we were invited in for a look at one of the little houses – click through to see photos of the Great Wall, hikers, and what was cooking in the village house.

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