Go HERE To See The Great Wall Of China WITHOUT Crowds (China Vlog 2019)

Go HERE To See The Great Wall Of China WITHOUT Crowds (China Vlog 2019)

Good morning welcome back to Beijing.
Today we’re going to explore one of the most famous sites of China. It’s one of
the seven wonders in the world, the mother of all walls: the Great Wall of
China! We got up at 6 o’clock in the morning- quarter to 6:00- I got up at 6:00. Then left the hostel at 6:15. You didn’t! Left at 6:15 to
catch a metro to get to the bus station here. Where we are now waiting for the
bus to the Jing… jinshanling section of the Great Wall. There are a lot of places
around Beijing, well around Beijing… relatively speaking. I think it’s 140
kilometers from Beijing. There are a lot of places where you can go. Jinshanling
is supposed to be one of the more remote restored sections of the wall to avoid
the many day-trippers that go to Badaling. A lot of reviews online said it is the
most beautiful section so we’re now going to board the bus and head for a two
and a half hour bus ride to Jinshanling. We have arrived to the visitor’s center. Naick is buying the tickets. This is where the walk to the wall starts. It looks amazing. We’ve seen
some scenery on the way. I don’t think I’ve been awake for more than than three
minutes all the two and a half hour drive but the scenery that I did see
it’s just absolutely stunning. So very very curious. It took us a while to get here
though. It said two and a half hours. But I think… It’s a little bit more. Just bought the
tickets. Now let’s search for the exit ‘entry’ Sorry I just woke up. They’ve made this little path here that you can follow all the way up to the wall. It’s a good
walk here. You don’t have to follow the Road. It’s right there. It’s much more pleasant this way.
We’re not entirely sure where we’re going to be on the wall. It’s about a six or seven kilometer part of the wall you can hike.
We’re not sure if we are on the eastern side, western side or more in the
middle. Now we’ve reached the Chinese wall right here it’s a bit smaller and a bit lower
than I expected but hey it’s pretty cool. I would say its very impressive seems very long.
Seems legit! Okay sorry, that was just a silly joke.
Obviously this is the real Great Wall.
You can see it’s pretty high. It’s made at a height that Chinese people
can’t climb over it easily. But I don’t know. It still doesn’t look that impressive. What
do you think? More judgment is being passed. I think that is the real Chinese wall. I’m so excited to almost be at the wall. Just have to climb to the top of this hill here and then we’ll see it in all is glory. The mother of all walls! But I’m so curious to see if he made the right choice and coming
here. It’s not the section of the wall that is closest to Beijing is quite
a bit of a trip to get here. Wow Crazy landscapes! Wow! It’s so cool how it snakes through the
mountains. so in Casey the nerves yet he made its a
great wall you finally made it through the Great Wall of China super super
super impressive and I’m so happy that we came here because there aren’t that
many people known it’s just here and there’s a few groups of people but
nothing on the this stretch of all you cannot even see them almost they’re
invisible oh I’ve seen some pictures from the bubbling wall during high
season and it’s like shove people away and fight some Chinese people throw them
off the wall they get in trouble because can throw people off the walls not
there’s no Chinese people look at this the view is absolutely incredible you
can see how the wall you can see how the wall snakes the mountains really follows
the contours that’s you that’s really impressive I mean they would imagine the
wall just runs straight through somewhere but here just goes up and down
follows the mountain he almost made it to the top of this section just a few
more meters now you can already see across the valley on the other side and
the view is absolutely beautiful you can see the wall how it goes on for forever
it seems to go on forever you’re like over there all the way in the distance construction on the wall began in the
third century BC with more than two thousand years old which is crazy it was
under the first Qing Dynasty which unified China for the very first time
I’m not exactly sure how long it took them to build it
the initial section was like ten years with hundreds of thousands of people
working on it but they kept adding pieces on throughout the ages yeah in
twelve thirteen 14th century a lot of pieces were added no idea what they’re
doing in total the wall spans a length of six
thousand kilometers if you combine all the individual pieces because contrary
to what a lot of you don’t think it is not a one total wall six out corners
nope it’s several parts together yeah they were built throughout the history
but they were never fully closed due to constraints due to already some natural
bears which were they’re like really huge perilous mountains I didn’t really
feel the need to build a new wall on top of that because it provided them with
enough safety or so they thought yeah also I thought indeed because
unfortunately it wasn’t really good defense because there were still some
open sections and that made that in the 13th century changose count could just
write all the way through to Beijing instead of having to conquer the wall or
break down the wall take the wall he just wrote through one of the open
sections and hey presto he was in Beijing so it wasn’t really that useful
wasn’t only used for military purpose not just as a defense but also to
transport people and goods and it was very good at that and also even if
saying this can could write street food wall and into Beijing because of the
system of these watchtowers that they have and the smoke signals that they
could make from the watchtowers they could alert Beijing in time so that he’s
knew that he was coming for their ass but they still lost
yeah sorry about it show you what we have left in our little
banshee for lunch even yesterday we bought some bananas she bought four of
them but this one looks like I’m not gonna be so good anymore
take it zero banana right yeah that actually is my banana I gave you two
good one banana time we have some leftover peanuts but now look like me
because outside was still honey cool outside of peanuts you’re wrapping the
wrapping the natural wrapping after the gift wrap the gift wrap is a peanuts my
peanut monkey demands peanuts so far we have been loving oh yeah oh the food the
landscapes the sightseeing’s for the past few days what
all things that we’ve done like yeah it’s really incredible it’s like
highlight after highlight and then when you see one thing eating like whoa this
is so cool this is going to be one of the coolest things I see here in China
and the next day there’s some new thing there’s like wow this is even cooler and
then you come here and it’s like oh my god I love how atmospheric this is and
then we rented Forbidden City news like oh my god this feels like so Radle and
so cool in such massive buildings and this is one of the details of Beijing I
don’t see how it can get better and then you come to the Chinese wall you’re like
gum dammit have to revise my opinion all over again when we get back to Beijing
we will have some Chinese dinner we don’t know what yet we will roam the
streets a bit for a restaurant that looks good that’s what we usually do we
just roam the streets a bit see where there’s a lot of locals not too many
tourists this is an turn and just boring at the menu or just ass give me food but
this is China there are lost Chinese everywhere so we’ll see you back in
Beijing we are the two different dishes we are
the two different dishes at one so much noisier we are two different that one is
cool pow – it’s nice chicken with some spring almonds and a spicy sauce
otherwise positively so it will be a surprise and something spicy what sweet and sour is it a little bit
Swedish Swedish but sweet that’s pretty good I was expecting it to be spicy but
bad chicken spine so chill need to put on a New Year’s
all right so restored in the rid of Chile oh no too spicy now exactly the
right now we found about chicken is just spicy and all sweet and sour we didn’t
know that liver dish which is race eggplant discover the sweet and sour
sauce of accidentally Richard G sweet and sour sauce so good so it’s really good at something sector
get a little like mush then on the outside you can see that there is some
caramelization from the sugar that they probably put something this is very
shadrach reading dish and it’s vegetarian winning at life
enzyme which is me you already quieting down a little bit we had a really really
nice day for me probably one of the best ones we’ve had in Beijing so far so
we’re going to turn in early because evidently we’re pretty tired we hope you
enjoyed the video as well we hope you love the Great Wall and the drone
footage if you did like the video please leave a like and remember to let us know
if you have any tips for China down below and subscribe to make sure you
follow the rest of the journey and then we will see you in the next one
bye bye have a good night

Comments (94)

  1. Thank you for watching our video – we appreciate that you're here! Have you visited the Great Wall of China? If so, where did you go? Also, if you have any tips for other great places to go in China, we would love to hear your input so please share below!! Don't forget to subscribe so you don't miss out on the rest of our China trip! See you in the next one? Buh-bye!!

  2. Definitely visit Jinshanling if you are thinking of going to the great wall of China!! I don't see how it can get any better than this visiting any of the other sections 🙂 loved this day so much!!

  3. Definitely marking this as the the place to go if I ever go back to Beijing! Thanks 🙂

  4. One of our best experiences in China so far!
    If you want to visit this section, you can take the bus from Donhzhimenwaixiejie bus station at 8am and returning at 16pm. It costs 50 yuan. About 2-2.5 hours from Beijing. This is the most beautiful section. The views are really amazing and much better than Badaling which I did last time.

  5. Lovely video of the wall…plan to visit when i finally finish teaching…nice job

  6. perfect filming~ wonderful scenery~

  7. it is not real china great whole. ukraine peoples say it:

  8. Kim I love how impressed you were with naicks joke hahahahahahhaa! Wow that is so beautiful really! the drone shots are AMAZING!!!! I can't believe how far it goes! hahahaha no idea what they were doing either hahaha! halloween vibes hahaha! Loved it!!! hahahaha i oved the end! so funny!!

  9. Don't know what's more impressive – great Wall or Kim's…. eyes 😆

  10. Wow, this is awesome! I think I need to update my places to go. Great video, loved it

  11. Awesome video of the wall, glad you guys are enjoying Beijing!

  12. Would recommend Nanjing and Hangzhou in Southern China for sure – especially the Nanjing Massacre memorial and Sun Yatsen Mausoleum which are incredible. If you’re in Shanghai make sure you check out the Shanghai History Museum – it’s brand new and housed in the former Shanghai Race Club building but very underrated.

  13. Wow beautiful! We will be heading to Asia in spring next year once we have completed central America, this look to be a highlight!

  14. Great compilation of videos .. I am just doing some research on the trans Siberian railway and came across your channel .. myself and my wife done 10 weeks in China years ago .. is Xian too far to travel to ?? Well worth the trip to the terracotta army..
    Most importantly Enjoy

  15. Great video! The combination of Naick's dry joke and Kim's reaction made me laugh out loud.

  16. Yes, really beautiful lanscape. I've visited Badaling, liked it very much, but I think Jinshanling is even better. By the way there are not so much crowds on Badaling if you manage to climb high on the mountain.
    As for me, China is a country that really worth travelling, so many exotic things to see.

  17. would be fun to see you'll eating hotpot

  18. Beautiful pictures from the wall with the drone! Love to see you both how you complete each other.

  19. Omg! How not to be impressed with the Great Wall! That section you visited looks so beautiful and well preserved. Looks like the wall never ends. Truly an amazing marvel! And what a sight to behold with your fantastic video capture of the place. Imagine they could build such a wall then! Donald the Twitter Duck is struggling to even begin to build the Great Wall of Mexico! Hahaha….Even the Great Wall could not keep out the barbarians. The Duck must be hallucinating to keep out the hordes he says is invading his country hehehe. Keep up the good work guys and continue to grow your channel. One day your channel will take off for sure. If youtube is not proscribed in China, imagine millions of Chinese subs!

  20. One of the great feats of the wall is the mathematics involved to build it on those snaking contours. Popular to misconception is that the wall didn't work – or course it didn't, it failed 3x in its 2,000 year history, but that glosses over the fact it protected China from the vast cavalries of the steppe peoples, such as the Mongols, for millennia. However whenever the wall fell, usually at the mountain passes, they tended to be when the dynasty was stagnating, rife with decline and corruption and the guards could be bribed. This was how the Mongols, the Jurchens and the Manchurians came to rule China, almost 'invited' in as the last dynasty fractured into civil war and warlord eras.

    It's interesting the wall came about because China- although having vast armies, armadas and military tech (such as gunpowder) didn't have effective cavalries. The soil in the empire lacked potassium, which meant horses were significantly weakened. Thus the walls had to be built.

  21. Amazing sceneries!

  22. Really awesome video! Love your drone and panning shots, and your honesty 🙂 I have no idea Belgium people like it spicy!

  23. How were ur legs after the wall? I was sooooooooooo tired!!!

  24. I have to thank you for showing this section of great wall which I never knew. It is much more beautiful than BaDaLing.

  25. Just imagine China built thousands kilometers wall to avoid being robbed. Correction, Qin dynasty was not the first United China. It was after many years separations, Qin dynasty finally United whole China. Before the separations, there were central government already, he did give lands to different kings yet they theoretically are under the central government control. Qin dynasty changed this method of management after reunite China.

  26. Enjoy watching your contents. Really enjoyable with quirky entertaining personality!

  27. 哇,你们居然去了金山岭长城,看来是真的做了功课。一般的游客去居庸关,八达岭,北京当地的会推荐去慕田峪,更深层次的才会推荐去金山岭,司马台。

  28. I have a question that how come the lady can pronounce those Chinese name so perfectly and accurately?

  29. This is one of the best video about the Great Wall, thank you.

  30. If you see the great Wall. Only one side is with drains for water to flow back through to the safe side where they collect and save for the army cooking.

  31. The walls were built to stop or lessen the frequency of seasonal raids by nomadic tribes into northern China, who would ride in, pillage, take belongings and leave. It worked very well in that regard.

  32. Really impressed by the quality of the footage, curious what equipment do you have?

  33. stunning footage…

  34. Did you shoot those aerial shots with a DJI drone?

  35. Seems like Chinese people don't really care you are filming them. But they also film you. Fair game. Lol.

  36. There are three famous great walls in Beijing. BaDaLing Great Wall, MuTianYu Great Wall. But we only go to the most dangerous JianKou Great Wall. It was a wonderful day when you were on the Great Wall👍👍👍👍👍

  37. actually we like calling the wall curving along the mountains Chinese dragon instead of snake. glad the tour deserve your expectation. try to have more fun. have been to Wuyi Mountain in Fujian yet?

  38. love the footage and great work

  39. Trump stole the wall from China, lol

  40. I'd rather you cease making jest about small Chinese people and smallness joke. It's not very sensible. Mind you, there are short and there are tall Chinese depending on regions. If you'd care to pay visit to North East China, people there on average are six footer. I must say the men can be taller than you even. Terra Cotta warriors are one good example. 😉

  41. Hey! Just wondering are there any rules to flying your drone over the Great Wall? Thanks sam

  42. The mother of all walls………

  43. The drone shots are so cool!!!!!!

  44. This is the new Great Wall of China at 2400km that is seldom reported in western media. Already 50% completed will take another 15 years for a total of 30 years to complete at China standard speeds !

  45. Chinese started building the walls in 4th century BC. The scene is so impressive and beautiful. I'll plan a trip to Beijing one day with my family, but I need to save first

  46. Can you imagine it has thousands KM long along the mountains .😱😱😱

  47. Great to know that you love my hometown! Have a great time in China! 🙂

  48. Model project for Trump haha. All we can guarantee is that it'll become a tourism destination 🙂

  49. Your film is incredibly beautiful!

  50. Did you have a drone with you? ow do you get those aerial videos?

  51. @Donald.Trump How's my boarder design????

  52. Where are you guys from? I think you are from Europe but with Indian accents😂

  53. Thank you for your vlog of Great Wall. Too bad, I am too old to climb your section. I should go for your section 30 years ago.

  54. This is so far the BEST video about Great Wall. I have to say again "You guys are so great at filming"

  55. may I know the names of background music in this video? they sound so beautiful!

  56. Welcome to China. Your videos are full of enthusiasm and makes people happy. I like it very much.

  57. People often mistake that the Chinese Walls are completely defensive, however, with the newest archaeological evidence found in (Outer) Mongolia, there are Walls that were actually far more north than today's, used as a forefront attempting to keep xiongnu even thousand miles away from current walls.

  58. Was right there with my parents two months ago. Super hot, super sunny, super scenery

  59. Im in Beijing, Could I know which section of Great Wal is it? I visited the BaDalin section.

  60. The Wall was actually useful for several centuries and did protected China especially during the Ming Dynasty, which was considered the Golden Era of China. How did the Manchurians eventually came through the walls, is that a Ming General sided with the Manchurians and opened the gates that lead the Manchurians straight to Beijing, invading and occupying China for 300 years and becoming the last Dynasty of China. Luckily all invading and occupying forces throughout chinas history were willing to assimilate into chinese culture and society, making China the longest continuous civilization on Earth!

  61. 希望在中国玩的开心.

  62. Your video deserves more views!

  63. The Great wall exists even before Qin Dynasty. Qin Dynasty just connected those walls built by several northern Kingdoms to defend the invasion from the nomadic nations. Most part of existing Great Wall we are visiting nowadays is actually built by Ming Dynaty . Have a nice trip !

  64. Thank you for enjoying there! I am so glad you liked it.

  65. Hi! We will visit China next year, late February. Can you give the exact route going to that part of the wall? Thank you! 🥰

  66. President Donald Trump should ask China to help USA build the wall in USA-Mexican border, or send some people to China to learn building wall, LOL.

  67. Great travel videos

  68. actually, we have gong bao(three-tone) chicken and gong bao(four-tone)chicken, and one is sweet and the other is spicy. they are two kinds of dishes.

  69. 拍得好,背景音樂都不錯,加油

  70. Is that DJI drone ?

  71. I’m so jealous that u guys can travel all around China in so many cities. I always wanted to do that ever since I left China when I was 15. I only get to go to Guangzhou for a bit of home visit every couple of years, but Never got enough time to travel around. Thanks for all the information you included in this channel, so valuable to me. The Great Wall, it’s stunning, and great background music!

  72. Kung Pow Chicken is actually a Sichuan dish. It is diced chicken fried with dried chilli pepper with a touch of vinegar. It is sweetish ,a bit tangy bec of the vinegar and mildly spicy. Quite easy to make. You might like to try it back home.😁

  73. Hi. I love your videos! You are such a cute couple. I am traveling to Beijing next week. I would love to visit the section of the Great Wall in your vlog. It’s beautiful. Could you share info on how you traveled from Beijing to that section of wall? The info would be helpful. Thanks.

  74. Welcome to China! I hope you enjoyed your stay, I do apologies for some ill-mannered people that you might probably meet but still, the majority of Chinese are kind!

  75. ilike togo to china they have a good story

  76. 我都没去过长城

  77. when have massive scaled land, you need these massive scaled architechture

  78. Welcome you to visiting my hometown Xi’an , which is 1of 4 ancient city in China, and you will see Terra cotta warriors .The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.

  79. One of the best reports from the great wall. Thank you Well I Be. Near word for word. cheers

  80. Those drone shots with the background music was EPIC.

  81. You do have a drone, nice shooting

  82. When China build anything, they will build it long, build it high, build it big, big it tall, build it great, build it powerful. A great and admirable country and its people. I love China.

  83. The concept behind this wall to protect China from mongol ghanz khan.

  84. the wife handled the chopsticks better than the husband, hahahaha

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