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the great wall

Friday, August 7, 2009

No words could describe this past day and the experience I had! First off we spent a night camping which was my first time ever camping! Then we woke up around 5 to pack up our camp site and moved towards hiking the great wall! The hike was the most amazing experience I have ever had and I am sooo happy I didn't turn back! It was crazy to walk on these narrow paths with nothing on either side. I definately faced my fear of heights and I wouldn't trade the experience for the world! Everything was so beautiful and pictures don't even show how beautiful it actually is. it was a real eye opening experience and I am so proud of myself for doing it all and sticking in until the end after multiple trips, cuts, and bruises I am so happy I did it and the experience will never ever be topped it was amazing and I even got a I climbed the great wall t-shirt! :) I had an great day and am so grateful! Can't wait til tomorrow!!!


Karen said...

Oh, my goodness! I got a little "sick" when I read the part about nothing on the sides. Like you, and most people, I have a fear of heights. I'm glad you were able to conquer that fear. Wear your shirt with pride! Karen Wells DSA South Africa

Changing Connections said...

Like my dear friend Karen whose comments I am following as I follow your blogs, I would be terrified to walk the GWC knowing it had no sides. Hate heights. Typing just got challenging with one of the cats on my lap. Terribly spoiled. Talk later.

RJ Stangherlin
PA DEN Leadership Council Blog Coordinator

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Essential Programs Details

Duration 15 days
When August 4th - 18th, 2009
Focus History/Culture
Martial Arts
Modern/Ancient Architecture