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China - A Trip of a Lifetime - Part Two - Xian

Xian – the beautiful Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors are a must see when visiting Xian and one of the most famous archaeological finds in the world. 233 more words

Travel

China - the sightseeing pics from Xi'an and Chengdu

Xi’an

The terracotta army tombs are just a short bus ride from Xi’an. And Anita bravely took the local bus to get to them, although everyone tries to get you to go on an organised tour… 432 more words

NOVA | Emperor's Ghost Army

NOVA is always great but this program about the Terracotta warriors of the First Emperor should be especially interesting. It’s amazing that the Chinese were able to make this terracotta army, thousands strong, each one unique, in the third century B.C.E.!! 11 more words

History

Sister school in China welcomes Bedales

When one is given an opportunity as surreal and fascinating as visiting China one has to take it with open arms. That is what our group of 15 did over half term during our visit. 641 more words

Bedales School

X'hilarating Xi'an

After a really comfortable overnight sleeper we “touched down” in Xi’an early Tuesday morning and checked in to yet another amazing hostel. This one, called Green Forest hostel, was located just outside the North Gate, had fantastic facilities, floor to ceiling windows, a great 8th floor view and supplied us with our biggest room to date! 466 more words

Xi'an's Terracotta Treasures

Seeing the terracotta warriors, in the city of Xi’an, was definitely a highlight of this trip for me.
The main pit (pit 1) is the one you have probably seen photos of. 299 more words

Lady Bugs, Plastic Bottles and China!

Hello to the blog sphere!

I am sitting inside, cowering from a 39 degree day. I’ve cleaned the house, washed the clothes and potted in the garden, so now I think it is the perfect time to sit on my derriere and put some photos and words into a new blog post. 1,316 more words