Just some photos from a climb on an unrestored part of the Wall near Badaling, about 90 minutes from Beijing.
We stayed at Great Wall Fresh, a delightful homestay just near the wall.
shop sign back in the village
the entrance to Mr Chen’s homestay – highly recommended
From a two-week trip. Very cold.
24 hour yum cha
‘Snack Street’ near Wangfujing
Hutong [small avenues that Beijing is known for – people live, work and play in the hutongs]
Yonghegong Lama Temple
Outside Mao’s Mausoleum
Mao’s resting place
Entering the Forbidden City
Ruins at Yuan Ming Yuan
Gulou Drum Tower, Beijing
near Qianmen shopping street