Thursday, June 23, 2005

The Great Wall

The Great Wall
Originally uploaded by Dennis&Terri.
The Great Wall was everything we expected it to be: crowded, exhausting and, most of all, spectacular, even humbling. The scale of it all is absolutely stunning, slithering like some stone-and-mortar serpent along the spine of an expansive mountain range that seems to go on forever. How did they ever acquire the right-of-the-way for this particular public works project? Eminent domain, no doubt. Anyway, it's always an emotional moment when you cross another entry off the "things to see before you die" list. Still to go: the pyramids, the Taj Mahal, Turner Field ...


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