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The Great Wall of “My Legs are Killing Me”

Ever since I was a kid, I was fed the lie everyone knows about- “You can see the Great Wall of China from Space!”. And even if you couldn’t, I’m sure you could make out its shape somewhere above the atmosphere, because it sure is a wonderful sight. We went there on one of our

Crawling Up The Great Wall

These past couple of weeks in China have been a whirlwind of new experiences. Before I had even fully adjusted to the time change, I had already explored a not-yet-public part of Summer Palace with Morty, drowned in a rainstorm while walking back from dinner, and crashed a toboggan while sliding down the Great Wall

Pizza Hut and Other Adventures

In the three short weeks I’ve been in China so far, I’ve experienced a collection of firsts. Even though I thought I knew what to expect based on my previous trips to China, Beijing constantly surprised me. On the first weekend, we visited the Forbidden Palace in the heart of Beijing (and casually picked up