Cover Story: The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall is a popular spot among Singaporeans and Malaysians when visiting China. The ancient fortification took the longest time to construct and is the largest defensive structure in the world. The fortification is not only of extraordinary historical significance, but also a testament to the wisdom of ancient Chinese people. For the local elders, the Great Wall is a symbol of nationality and culture. From Jiayu Pass in the west to Hushan in the east, winding through the outskirts of the imperial city and the wild desert, the Great Wall has witnessed times of peace and war, life and death. Climbing up the Great Wall, you will find that it is much more than just a well-known scenic spot.