Photographs from day 3 of my China trip in 2014.

These photos were all taken on day 3 of my escorted tour of China in 2014. I visited the Great Wall of China in the morning & visited the Beijing Hutongs in the afternoon.

Read about day 3 of my trip to China.

Car Park Shops
Car Park Shops

This photo is taken from the car park we were dropped at, next to the cable car taking us up to the Great Wall. In the distance above the shops, you can see the Great Wall of China on the mountain top.

Cable Car
Cable Car

This is the cable car that takes you up onto the Great Wall of China.

Marker Stone
Marker Stone

This marker stone is by the cable car station on top of the Great Wall of China.

On the Great Wall
On the Great Wall

This photo is of me, Alan Morris, on the Great Wall of China, close to the cable car station.

Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China seen from Tower 15.

Tower 15
Tower 15

This photo of me, Alan Morris, was taken after I had walked down a section of the Great Wall of China. In the background is Tower 15 where I had just come from.

Great Wall
Great Wall

This photo along the top of the Great Wall of China is looking toward tower 15.

Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China winds across the mountain tops & through the forest.

Tower 16
Tower 16

This photo of me, Alan Morris, was taken in Tower 16 on the Great Wall of China.

Tour Group
Tour Group

This photo on top of the Great Wall of China, shows me, Alan Morris, with 3 of the people that I met & travelled with, on this escorted tour of China.

On the Wall
On the Wall

This photo of me, Alan Morris, was taken by Tower 17 on the Great Wall of China.

Beer time
Beer time

This photo of me, Alan Morris, was taken with some of the people I was on tour with. We had just found a man selling beer on top of the Great Wall & had to have a beer to celebrate our achievement.

Market
Market

This photo was taken just as we got off of the cable car at the Great Wall of China. The path took us through a small market where locals were selling tourist goods & back to our coach in the car park.

Tourist Map
Tourist Map

This photo shows me, Alan Morris, standing next to a mural showing a map of the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu.

Beijing
Beijing

This photo shows some of the many tower blocks where people live in Beijing.

Beijing
Beijing

This photo shows some of the many tower blocks where people live in Beijing.

Tower blocks
Tower blocks

This photo shows just how close many of Beijing's residential tower blocks are to the main ring roads that circle the City.

Bicycle carriage
Bicycle carriage

Bicycle drawn carriage ride going through the Beijing Hutongs.

Hutong home
Hutong home

A private Beijing hutong home where we were shown around the garden & told about life there.

Bird cage
Bird cage

Bird cages hanging in the courtyard  of the home we visited in the Beijing hutongs.

 
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