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The Great Wall hike at Jinshanling/Gubeikou

By |2019-08-15T10:04:00+02:00 30th April, 2015|Categories: China, Modern cities, North East China, Off the beaten path|Tags: , , |

After cycling alongside the Great Wall for quite some kilometers we were ready to start ascending it. We had picked the village Gubeikou as our starting point from where we wanted to walk to the Jinshanling section. Great photos from the Great wall hike  The Great wall part 1 and The Great wall part 2 Our arrival at Gubeikou [...]

From arid Gobi to lush Great Wall of China

By |2019-08-15T10:04:00+02:00 20th April, 2015|Categories: Ancient civilizations, China, North East China, Winter cycling|Tags: , , |

We took a day to settle back in to China, enjoy Chinese food and the bustling streets of Erenhot. This is a city in Inner Mongolia an autonomous region in China, also called Ereen or Erlian, where Susanne had been before on her way to Ulaanbaatar. Enjoy the photos Erenhot, the Chinese Gobi  and The road to Gubeikou There [...]