Photos from the Great Wall

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Finally, an explanation for why Chinese people seem to have one leg longer than the other. Sorry.

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Some guy tried to tell me that they used sticky rice instead of mortar in the construction of the Wall. Make of this what you will.

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The brilliantly designed forts feature delightful vistas through medieval windows that allow for cross-breezes and ideal smoke-oh spots.

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That’s me, way down there – going down is actually harder than coming up.

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Flags at the entrance to the toboggan run at Mutianyu. Yep, it doesn’t get any cooler (or tackier) than this.

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The Chinese were well known for their creative use of spirit-levels in the construction of the Great Wall.

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Oh to be young, in love and walking on the Great Wall at Mutianyu in the Springtime.

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