Great Wall of China The wall’s purpose was to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from Xiongnu attacks during the rule of successive dynasties. The entire Great Wall with all of its branches, stretches for miles from east to west of China.
Staithes is a seaside village in North Yorkshire, England. Roxby Beck, a stream running through Staithes, is the border between the Borough of Scarborough and Redcar and Cleveland. Formerly one of the largest and most productive fishing centres in England, Staithes is now largely a tourist destination.