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Female Backpacker Severely Injured After Falling from the Great Wall of China

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A female backpacker was seriously injured after falling more than 10 meters (32.8 feet) from an unrestored part of the Great Wall of China into a dense forest below in the outskirts of Beijing.

The unnamed woman reportedly missed a step while climbing the unrestored part of the Great Wall of China, often referred to as the “wild” section in Huairou district, Beijing on Sunday, according to Shanghaiist.

Contestant Bashed Online For Using 2 Lifelines to Answer ‘Where is the Great Wall of China?’

A contestant on Turkey’s version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” was caught in an embarrassing situation when she almost failed to answer: “Where is the Great Wall of China?”

Su Ayhan, a 26-year-old economics graduate from Istanbul, Turkey appeared on an episode of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” on Aug. 4, according to Hurriyet Daily News.

Airbnb Has A Contest and the Winner Gets to Spend a Night on the Great Wall of China

Airbnb is offering its patrons a chance of a lifetime to be among the “first people in thousands of years to spend the night on the Great Wall of China.”

Highlighting its 125% growth in the number of listings in China which generated 3.3 million guest arrivals last year, the company is holding a competition with the prize of staying in a specially designed home situated on the historic site.

China Just Completely Ruined a Part of the Great Wall and People Are Pissed

The botched repair job of one of the world’s ancient wonders, the Great Wall of China, is now the subject of condemnation by Chinese and international social media users and advocates.

Photos of the terrible restoration show the 700-year-old portion of the fortification covered in ugly white cement. According to Sina (via Shanghaiist), the repairs were carried out in 2014 under the direction of Suizhong county’s Cultural Relics Bureau.