1 of 1000: Sydney Opera House and the Harbor

Opera house sydney
The famous opera house

We are in Australia. I can’t believe it. And we are up to 47 places out of the 1000 Places To See Before You Die. This one is the Sydney Opera House and the Harbor. As you might be used to by now, I will give you a short review of this place. And you will like the pictures. I promise.

Before we went out to see the city of Sydney, we spent a few days in the outer suburbs of Sydney where we booked a room through AirBnB in a private house. We had to kill some time before we get our campervan on 1st May. Continue reading 1 of 1000: Sydney Opera House and the Harbor

One of the 1000: The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall at Badaling
The Great Wall all to ourselves

While we stayed in Beijing, we had the opportunity to see one of the best known parts of the over 6000km long Great Wall in Badaling, which is about 70 km north of Beijing.

When we planned our stop in Beijing, it was mainly because we wanted to visit a good friend of ours who is currently living there. We didn’t even know that the Great Wall was only a short bus ride away. When we checked what places of the book are near Beijing, we instantly knew we would have to go and see the Great Wall, but we had no idea how to even get there. Continue reading One of the 1000: The Great Wall of China