A guide to the (submerged) Great Wall of China: Huanghuacheng

A guide to the (submerged) Great Wall of China: Huanghuacheng

Visiting the Great Wall of China has always been one of my biggest dreams as a traveller. Even though it seemed exciting, the prospect of not being able to breathe due to massive crowds didn't seem too appealing. So we decided to find our own piece of Great Wall, a "secret" section with quite a few peculiarities: Huanghuacheng     CHINA. So familiar to this Buenos Aires-born girl with an eclectic Chinese neighbourhood in town. A school friend nicknamed "The Chinese", and a mandatory Sunday family lunch at the --guess what?-- Chinese Restaurant by the park. I didn't realize how Chinese culture influenced my whole life till we landed in Beijing. 5 days submerged in a "lovely sauna weather" of 38-Celsius degrees at 9 am. With a jet lag that made me think I was turning into a bear AND a chipmunk, all at the same time; never felt like such a rockstar, attending photographic requests from the locals and being massively shared in Whatsapp....
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