Another long and winding path along the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. Spectacular vista all around (except for that brutal sun and cloudless sky). This was, believe it or not, still before 9:00 am. I hope everyone can also appreciate the patience level I had in trying to capture images of the Great Wall without people!!! I’m planning on returning one day after I come up with a solid evacuation plan for the area and after becoming friends with the weather man!

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  • leonie7
    leonie7over 3 years ago

    Amazing image Wow the great wall of China this Trip must of been wonderful for you Hany well done lee

  • Thank you Leonie so much – truly appreciated. Yes it was a majestic experience and a humbling one to say the least. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Thank you so much again, and many thanks for adding it to your favourites and for dropping by.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithabout 3 years ago

    Another great view,……enjoying the tour!!!!….

  • Many thanks again John. I am glad you`re enjoying the tour. And many more thanks for adding this to your favourites too. Glad you like these images.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

  • William Bullimore
    William Bullimoreabout 3 years ago

    Excellent use of a low point of view to give the image depth.

  • Thank you William. Appreciate the wonderful feedback my friend. Your comments have been very encouraging and inspiring.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

  • Nupur Nag
    Nupur Nagalmost 3 years ago

    Haha, I’m planning a trip to the Great Wall this year, and predict that I will be like you- waiting seemingly endlessly for the crowds to disappear before taking a shot. It looks so small amongst the vastness of the mountains – incredible to think how it was built, and how long it actually is! Lovely capture, well done.

  • Hi Nupur; it is a great place to go visit and spend at least a day; you will need that just to walk a few kilometers and appreciate the beauty of this place and take a gazillion photos like I did. And depending on what time of year and how early you get there, you may need to battle the crowds, but I warn you, it will be very difficult to get a shot without people in it. ON the positive side, these people may show a sense of scale in the image. It will be a very enjoyable trip I promise you. Thank you for your lovely comment. Much, much appreciated.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walterabout 2 years ago

    How far did you walk? I managed to go for quite awhile but then I gave out….. decided I had to get back somehow….. The section that we walked was all uphill with some very steep steps. Excellent capture, Hany

  • Hi Lucinda; the Chinese driver that I went with (whom I subjected to my photography torture (LOL) and became a friend at the end of a 2 day trip through the mountains) tells me we walked almost 8 kilometers through this section, one way. And as you know, to every downhill (as appears in this photo), there is an uphill (LOL). It was very tiring, but lots of fun. Thank you so much Lucinda for your visit and very kind comment. I am glad you like this. Thank you.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

  • Irina Chuckowree
    Irina Chuckowreealmost 2 years ago

    fantastic capture! awesome perspective!
    you must have a patience of a saint :)
    sometimes it is possible to take the same exposure several times (a tripod helps) and clone the people out afterwards. that’s how I took the image of the British Museum in London (always full of visitors).

  • Hi Irina; I have to admit – I don’t really have a lot of patience, especially when travelling overseas to places like this and having only a few hours to photograph a place of this majesty and this spread. But I also have less patience to work with computers and “erase” people. I just stand there as long as I can and switch places and directions and angles and wait till people disappear then I run back to the location that I want. Sometimes it works; other times, I just “swear” a lot (LOL). Oh well…. we all try our best. Thank you so much for your wonderful comment and the great feedback. Much appreciated.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyalmost 2 years ago

    What an amazing view ..Beautifully captured Hany – Love it xx

  • Thank you Gail; glad you like this image; manu thanks on the wonderful feedback.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

  • fauselr
    fauselralmost 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much.

    – © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography

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