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Great Wall of China - Mutianyu, Beijing: 92 reviews and 247 photos
We were like kids at Christmas when the day came that we were finally going to climb that Great Wall. Prior to our trip to China, we'd looked at tours and as we aren't group tour people, we looked at other options and Lindy (VT) recommended Alvin - a private tour guide. We contacted Alvin quite a few months prior to our departure to book his services and he did not disappoint. He was punctual and at 8.00am picked us up from Red Lantern House in a very clean and roomy 4 door sedan - with heater!!!
He explained much about Beijing's history and about the Meridian Line which is so important in Chinese culture. We drove past Olympic Park heard his stories about this monumental event and about 1.5 hours out of Beijing arrived at Mutianyu. It was Monday 5/4 and a public holiday in Beijing & Oz too - "Grave Sweeper" Day when they clean their dead's graves in Beijing and Easter Monday in Australia!!!
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