14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Alone on the Great Wall of China

I was extremely lucky to climb the Mu Tian Yu section of the Great Wall of China. Seeing these steps - some large, some small - echoed my recent journey to overcome depression. As I ascended, I found myself shedding the past and slowly realizing, step by step, that I could conquer anything.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: near Beijing, China
Camera: COOLPIX S7000
Copyright: © Mindy Buher