Took a bus from Datong to Youyu at 6.25 am, and then a taxi to the Great Wall. One of the things my mother brought to China were some of her flapjacks. Incredibly tasty and nutritious cakes with all sorts of healthy stuff in them. This walk would have gone […]
This week my walk along the Great Wall is featured over four pages in the Norwegian magazine: Vi Menn. They also wrote an article after I kayaked the length of Norway back in 2005. The magazine will be on sale until Tuesday next week.
Welcome to new readers of this blog. I write here every day when I am out walking. A new picture is also posted every day. By clicking on the link to the left marked Great Wall Route, you can see exactly how far I have come. If you click on […]
The fireworks have been going off since I arrived in Beijing 5-6 hours ago. They are getting more and more intense. This is a big contrast to the 31st of December in the small village called Mazhen just west of the Yellow River. That evening I didn’t hear a single […]
It’s my birthday today. I was planning on celebrating it by walking the Great Wall. But because of a bad forecast some days ago that since has changed for the better, I will be celebrating in Datong. Will go out and have a good meal, and do some Skyping in […]
I knew I was in for a cold one. There was no wind, so within a few hours, there was a lot of humidity hanging from the inner tent in the form of ice. I had a 1.5 litre bottle of apple juice as a cold companion in the sleeping […]
Today was a beautiful day. The wind was pretty strong, and since it was cold all day, and partly cloudy it was cold. Some places there was a path along the Great Wall. The landscape continues to be coorporative. Nice rolling hills allowing for some fine Great Wall pictures. Yes […]
I am sitting on a warm Kang now. Can’t get over how comfortable they are. I almost feel like a cat sitting in the sun. I am at a very small guesthouse waiting for a meal that they are preparing. It was windy today. I had no water left, so […]