06 August 2011

the great wall of china from above
Stretching approximately 8,851.8 kilometers (5,500 miles) from east to west of China is worlds one of the Seven wonders.It is a series of rocks from northern china to north-east china and was built around 2700 years ago (221-206 B.C) to protect against enemy during wars. Since then it has been protected and rebuilt to preserve it's importance.It was enlisted in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987.It winds through the plateaus,grasslands,deserts and mountains to reach the western china.It took centuries to complete, and it is estimated that more than 2 million laborers lost their lives while working because of starvation,illness and accidents.The eastern parts of Wall are built from bricks and stones while the western sections are of earth and grass.Standing 7.5 meters tall (somewhere also 25 feet). It is worlds one of places to visit before death.

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