Distance: Big Pedal, Big Yoga
Great Wall of China Section Photo by Robert Nyman
Ciwt's trip to the Great Wall of China today was surprisingly doable: business class airfare $4,500, travel time to Beijing 12 hr. 5 m. But still she elected to let her fingers do the walking to another site that has fascinated her for a long time.
And, she's confident the Wall Street Journal would support her travel decision. One of their articles today was titled Anger Over Tourists Swarming Vacation Hotspots Sparks Global Backlash.
The picture above is beautiful, but here's a video of how the wall might look on other weather days.
Or, if you don't want to click:
Ciwt has to admit this is a hotspot she'd still like to be a tourist at, backlash and all. It is awesome.