An American Girl in Beijing: Day 6, the Great Wall

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When I was little, architecture was not my first choice of what I wanted to be when I grew up… I wanted to be an adventurer, an explorer, a world traveler (a female Indiana Jones… Searching for long lost treasures from ancient civilizations). Today I was that explorer, hiking the Great Wall. It was truly majestic. I don’t believe that I could do it justice in words, so come exploring with me through my pictures…

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The hike was both exhilarating and exhausting. Back in Beijing I ate a large, rich lunch at Lets Seafood and got some macaroons for dessert.

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Later in the evening we met up one of Hillary and Robbin’s good friends, Neil Strum, an entertainment lawyer that is also doing business in the city. We went to a Thai restaurant just around the corner from the hotel. Delicious!

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I can feel my calves aching already… Totally worth it! I think tomorrow is going to be a day of rest!

-hlj

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2 thoughts on “An American Girl in Beijing: Day 6, the Great Wall

  1. Deb says:

    Wow!!!! The pics were amazing. No wonder you did the Rocky at the end. Can’t wait to hear about the details when you get back.

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