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    The Great Wall of China, Mutianyu, China

    A Day At The Great Wall Of China

    Standing on the Great Wall of China is one of those travel-dream-come-true-moments where you just have to pinch yourself to make sure the experience is real.  The Great Wall has been deemed one of the New Seven Wonders of the World as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are several sections of the Wall that tourists can visit.  Jose and I chose to visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall about 45 miles/70 km northeast of Beijing.  It is one of the best preserved sections and less touristy than Badaling, which is closer to the capital, and thus handier for tour groups to explore.  Even in the middle of summer,…