The View From the End of the Great Wall of China

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Everyone has seen pictures of China's Great Wall before, but most of those images come from a handful of viewpoints just outside of Beijing, where all the tourists tend to visit.

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Given that the wall stretches for over 5,500 miles, there's quite a bit more that you almost never see.

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While the tourist areas are well-maintained and often renovated, much of the wall is being reclaimed by nature.

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A few years ago, Kuriositas gathered up a whole bunch of photos of various parts of the Wall. It's striking to see just how drastically different the Great Wall looks.

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As a recurring feature, our team combs the web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, December 4. Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

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