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Towers of the Jiankou Great Wall

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Christmas hike, 2013/12/22

In the week before Christmas we did a lot of Great Wall hikes. For this walk, we started at Jiankou and climbed up over the big hill to finish up at the Mutianyu Great Wall. After the hike was done, we headed to a local restaurant for a big meal and a dumpling-making contest!

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Hikers on the Great Wall, Gubeikou Great Wall loop hike, 2013/12/21

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2013/12/21

The Gubeikou Great Wall loop is a hike that starts from a rustic village and follows an unrestored and relatively easy section of Great Wall to finish not far from the starting point.

The views on this hike are excellent; click through to see photos of the wild wall and our Christmas dumpling-making competition.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2017/7/8

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2017/7/8

In Brief: Eighteen photos from the walk from Jiankou over to the Mutianyu Great Wall.

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