It's as if you've traveled back in time to a night that made every soldier nervous hundreds of years ago. The Mongolian cavalry is planning their next charge, just waiting for the actual dawn. You and your troops don't dare take a step away from the Wall, even though the sun has gone down and the moon is peeking out. You decide that all the soldiers will spend the night on the Wall today, taking turns sleeping in the beacons and on the walls. In the stillness of the night, there isn't even the sound of wild animals walking around you.
You look up at the stars in the sky, and you can't take your eyes off them. The night scene under the moonlight is quiet and mysterious, the moonlight flows like water, and the Great Wall undulates like a dragon.
A few hours later, the rays of the sunrise still glowed brightly in the thick clouds, and the golden sunlight fell on the Jinshanling Great Wall. The night is divided in the silhouette of the sunrise, and it's so vivid. The view is so beautiful, the mountains rise in the distance, and you wish it were a peaceful day. And yet you see a large group of people looming and approaching again. The cruel day has finally come...
The outdoorsman: Stay overnight on the Great Wall of China - CNN Travel, June 11, 2012
"When people come to the Great Wall of China, they want to explore the history and see why it was built. A day trip to the tourist sites won’t achieve that, but a sleepover on one of the world’s most storied ruins certainly will. The Great Wall Adventure Club organizes trips to sleep in a watchtower where soldiers were formerly garrisoned. When night falls, the only thing above is the stars, while the incredible land of the surrounding hills is absolutely silent ... "
The building where we camped was one of the buildings by the famous General's Building on the Gubeikou Great Wall. The General's Building was the place where the military command structure was set up, and during the famous Great Wall War of 1933, the Chinese army and the invading Japanese army both fought for the The most intense is the General's building and the surrounding buildings. Gubeikou is the only section of the Great Wall today that completely preserves the original appearance of the best parts of the Ming Dynasty. The winding, undulating Great Wall has been likened to a bird's nest style.
The Great Wall is named after its W-shaped winding path, which resembles a bow full of arrows. The trekking experience is one of astonishment, danger, wonder, speciality and desperation. The most precipitous and majestic of all the Great Wall of Beijing, the Wall's rugged, ancient and plain masonry stretches across the lofty mountains and steep hills. In the middle of the Great Wall, the desolate and untouched natural beauty can make you feel the unyielding strength of the Great Wall. Because of the severe weathering and the steepness of the mountain without any artificial decorations, it is almost straight up and down. View of the Old Great Wall.
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We camped in the middle of the Huanghuacheng Great Wall at the famous "Zhenruguan" pass. In ancient times, incoming enemy troops traveled to this place at night, because the mountains on both sides of the field are full of pine trees, pine waves, the enemy misunderstood that there were Thousands of troops and horses are ambushed here, so they dare not move forward.
William Lindsay, British, 63 years old, graduated from the University of Liverpool, England, majoring in geography and geology. He graduated from the University of Liverpool, England, majoring in geography and geology, and travelled to China in 1987 with a childhood dream. The walk along the Great Wall from Jiayuguan to Shanhaiguan took more than 160 days. It was the Great Wall that enabled him to meet his beautiful Chinese wife, and eventually allowed him to stay in China. He called himself the "Foreign Red Army" and began the "Long March" to protect the Great Wall.
The first time William knew about the Great Wall was in 1967, when he was still in junior high school. There were two books that he would use throughout his life, one was a Bible and the other was a map. The Bible was everywhere in England and did not interest William in the least, so he found a map.
"I saw China on the map, the Great Wall lies in the north of China, it is so beautiful. On the map I saw the beginning and end of the Great Wall, and I dreamed of one day riding my bicycle from one end to the other." William told the principal about this idea and the principal said that it was a great dream, but unfortunately it couldn't come true.
When William visited the headquarters of National Geographic magazine in Washington, D.C. in 1980, he bought a globe in their store, the Great Wall It's the only human building on the map. "There are no pyramids, no Taj Mahal, no other famous monuments."
"The Great Wall is not only the greatest building in the world, it's also a precious treasure to mankind, it contains a spirit." William didn't understand why some Chinese people didn't love their Great Wall instead.
"Over the years, my greatest achievement has been to make people realize that the Great Wall will eventually disappear if it is not protected," William said. Media reports have made more people, including some Great Wall experts, aware of the problem, and the government is beginning to confront it. "The government is very supportive of me, and that's important." In 2001, William registered the Friends of the Great Wall International Association in Hong Kong, which brought him closer to the Great Wall. By 2004, the association had secured steady sponsorship and the projects were running smoothly: they organise three to four litter picks a year! campaign, collecting and placing bins for the Wall, hiring local farmers to set up a Green Station for the Wall, and setting up green signs at the Wall's location. In 2001, William founded the International Friends of the Great Wall Association.
In 2001, William founded the International Friends of the Great Wall Association, which called for a "Mountain Promise" to "take the trash with us, not the trash". Throwing litter everywhere", and environmental slogans made into signs, placed on the Great Wall. Until now, William and volunteers come to the Great Wall every week to pick up litter, an average of more than 120 bags of litter per year. Under William's influence, his two sons have also joined the team to protect the Great Wall。