13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Great Wall Ruins stands in the smog

This is a section of the great wall, a part of the "old wall" not rebuilt, extending into its entirety in the backdrop mountains that were almost engulfed by smog. I hope to show the magnitude of the great wall both in its historical sense and its structure.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Beijing, China
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Hong Xu