11 Responses

  1. Moodz
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    Despite being engrained in popular culture, you cannot see the Great Wall from space. Despite this myth, the Wall is a great place to visit when in Beijing.

  2. Andrew
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    If you cannot see any major highway from space, you definitely cannot see the Great Wall from space. The toboggan is awesome. Best part of Mutianyu.

  3. AJ
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    I visited the wall this February with an overnight surprise of 2 inch snow. It was pretty hard to be going there and maintaining your hold while walking up there on the entire wall turning slimy and slippery due to all the accumulated snow. but an awesome experience none the less. Glad you had fun!

  4. Carl
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  5. Matt
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    Oh come on, it was 125 steps up from the suspension bridge at Cornell. What’s 329 more?

  6. sunspotzsz
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    We need to build our own great wall alone Mexico border and make sure it can be seen from space!

  7. TJ
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    Seth, as a an avid reader of your side – how long are you staying? I’m getting into PEK on Friday for a 5 night stay.

  8. Great Wall Of China
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    […] To the top of the Great Wall of China! | Wandering Aramean The Great Wall of China can [apparently, despite my youthful indoctrinations, not] be seen from outer space. I'm quite certain it was not visible today, at least not at the Mutinayu section outside of Beijing where I visited. […]