Swarms of tourists were spotted sweeping through China’s historical cities, climbing atop various landmarks, and leaving quite a mess in their wake on the first day of the national holiday.
Some boys in Jiaozuo City in Henan Province straddle and pose for pictures atop historic landmarks.
A visitor at the entrance of Suzhou Xuanmiaoguan climbs up a ginkgo tree to get a bird’s-eye-view.
Here, some parents help their children climb up a 600 year old wall.
Tourists, haven’t we learned our lesson about the dangers of climbing of things we’re not supposed to?
The inevitable aftermath of day one of the national holiday: