There was a mixed feeling in the air. The thought of leaving the Great Wall was much like the thought of saying goodbye to a close friend. There was sadness in the thought of leaving, but hope in the thought of being able to come back to see this historical masterpiece again at some point in the future.
It was the final day of our Great Wall adventures. The camaraderie in our camp had reached its pinnacle when we gathered together the night before to celebrate mid-autumn. The full moon was the biggest, closest, and brightest supermoon in 12 years. The experience of that evening is something that I will treasure forever. [Read more…]