The Great Wall of China

Standing and Walking on The Great Wall of China!!

The Great Wall of China is one of the Architectural Wonders of the Middle Ages and getting to see and stand on it has been one of the highlights of my travel adventures up to date. The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders…

Standing on the Royal Walkway!!!

Stepping foot into China’s Forbidden City in Beijing

Walking through the Forbidden City of Beijing has always been very high on my wishlist and getting to walk through this Chinese imperial palace while on our China Odyssey was a dream come true. The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. For almost 500 years, it served as the home…

The granite Monument to the People's Heroes

Walking across Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

I think that after traveling through China and riding on so many over-night trains I now know exactly what to expect and what to bring along for the ride. Armed with pot noodles and cans of ice-coffee and ice-tea we made the 17 hour train journey from Xian to Beijing. Arrived early morning in Beijing…

The Great Wall of China

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

“For this challenge, capture two images — a horizontal and a vertical version — of the same scene or subject.” —WordPress Daily Post Photo Challenge New to The Daily Post? Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, you’re invited to get involved in our Weekly Photo Challenge. Everyone is welcome to participate, even if your blog isn’t about…