The Great Wall of Sheer Determination Gets You Anything! by sid8chris

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While I was hiking the Great Wall – gasping for air and feeling my tired legs – I started pondering over how the Mongolians could manage this climb and how much determination they must have to get through this monstrous marvel. And how did the Chinese build the wall to start with?? No machinery, no technology, just pure human strength – or was it just sheer determination?


  • David Sundstrom
    David Sundstromover 7 years ago

    Great Image,

    I took a few similar shots, but the people in yours add a nice focal point.

  • ozczecho
    ozczechoover 7 years ago

    Great golden glow….beautiful composition.

  • trickyruby
    trickyrubyover 7 years ago

    love the natural framing, good angle, nice shot.

  • Paul Louis Villani
    Paul Louis Vil...over 7 years ago

    Wonderful capture, love that sepia type hue! :D

  • sid8chris
    sid8chrisover 7 years ago

    Thanks for your feedback. I was very ecstatic taking this shot, honestly. I think it was the rub off from the thought that I’ve conquered The Great Wall!!!

  • dominiquelandau
    dominiquelandauabout 7 years ago

    beautiful shot of the great wall…:) Is it Badaling??? or which one?

  • sid8chris
    sid8chrisabout 7 years ago

    Hi Dominique, it’s Mutianyu. I wanted a less crowded wall to climb so I can enjoy the sense of having conquered the Great Wall – and not share it with one thousand other people… Thanks for your comments and whereabouts were you living in China?

  • Nixter
    Nixteralmost 7 years ago

    Sounds like an amazing experience.. Stunning shot.

  • InnerNortherns
    InnerNorthernsalmost 7 years ago


  • Melanie  McQuoid
    Melanie McQuoidalmost 7 years ago

    Would you like to add this to the Amazing Asia group?

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