My Best Vacation

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When I was 18 years old, I had an opportunity to visit the Great Wall with my

parents. That was my best vacation in my life, because my father, my mother, my sister

and I spent three days together visiting one of the most beautiful places in the world.

There are several reasons why it was my best vacation. First of all, I like visiting

historic place and the Great Wall is a historic site. The construction of the Wall first began

during the Warring States period about 2,500 years ago. Some kingdoms built huge walls

hoping to protect their territories. When Qin Shihuang or the First Emperor unified China

in 221 B.C., he decided to have the various sections of the walls linked up and also

extended. From that we got the Great Wall. The Qin Great Wall hasn ¡ ¦t gotten much left

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