The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China in part to protect the Chinese Empire or its prototypical states against intrusions by various nomadic groups or military incursions by various warlike peoples or forces.
Great wall of China... My eyes will never forget this site. As a child I thought it was the most wonderful place to sit and dream... China you will for ever have a place in my heart!
the Great Wall, China ~ more than 5,000 miles long in its entirety, the Great Wall of China is steeped in infamy to those who knew it best. Labeled “the longest cemetery on earth” by locals, the wall reportedly took the lives of more than one million laborers who worked to construct it over the course of two millennia.