Jan 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Nature Overtakes the Great Wall

 

Nature Overtakes the Great Wall

 

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Travel photographer Trey Ratcliff took this incredible photograph that shows nature slowly overgrowing a section of the Great Wall of China. Trey says it was in the northern part of the wall, about a half-mile hike from a resort called ‘Commune by the Great Wall‘.

The resort is accessible from The Great Wall Exit at Shuiguan, off Beijing’s Badaling Expressway. It is nestled in the Shuiguan Mountains amidst 8 square kilometers of private land and is about 75 minutes from Beijing International Airport and Beijing’s city center.

 

 

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