Hooray, vandals! You can now scrawl on the Great Wall of China without fear of arrest

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Wednesday 12 March 2014

Graffiti is such a huge problem for the Great Wall of China that the authorities there apparently decided to give up a specific part of it for visitors to leave their mark on, so as to contain the damage and spare the rest of the iconic stone monument. There are also plans to erect an […]

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Abandoned fake Disneyland in China

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Travel on Wednesday 21 December 2011

A decade ago, work began on a Disneyland rip-off amusement park near the Great Wall of China outside Beijing. As per many development projects in China, disputes over property prices between government officials and local farmers caused the construction of Wonderland to grind to a halt, and it’s been sitting half-built and falling into ruin ever since. Reuters just posted some haunting photos of the park.

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