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Hiking photos - War Tunnels and Lost Village, 2009/12/03

This trip began with a walk through a network of underground tunnels created and used by villagers and soldiers during the war in the 1930s and '40s. The tunnels and the houses they joined are now part of a museum. After visiting the museum we took a nice walk in the hills, passing through fields and valleys on the way to the Lost Village.

Corn stacks, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

Corn is collected for the winter.

Donkey and cart, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

Use of donkey-powered transport is common in rural areas.

Corn in courtyard, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

A machine is used to strip the kernels from the corn cob.

Hills, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

Walking through the hills on the way to the Lost Village.

Walking through cornfields, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

The path led through cornfields.

Grass, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

In summer it's hard to find the way through this part because the grass grows so high.

Goats, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

Scraggly goats.

Hills, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

Taking a break in the hills.

Goats, Beijing Hikers War Tunnels and Lost Village hike, 2009-12-03

Big horns on these goats!

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