Details from The Great Wall

A street market next to a highway on the way to the Great Wall of China.  Taken from the bus.

A street market next to a highway on the way to the Great Wall of China. Taken from the bus.

The wall was this steep, and when it got any steeper, there were stairs.

The wall was this steep, and when it got any steeper, there were stairs.

Another great translation.

Another great translation.

Dynamo is a German association football club.

Dynamo is a German association football club.

At the point on the wall where no further access was permitted, craftsmen were engraving slate with Chinese scenes.  I bought one to commemorate the huffing and puffing to get here.

At the point on the wall where no further access was permitted, craftsmen were engraving slate with Chinese scenes. I bought one to commemorate the huffing and puffing to get here.

Chinese character graffiti on the wall.  Ancient or modern?  Waldo was here?

Chinese character graffiti on the wall. Ancient or modern? Waldo was here?

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