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Putting Together the Pieces of the Terracotta Army

It’s 2010, and I’m entering the site of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi’an, China. I’ve heard of the warriors accidentally unearthed in the 1970s, but don’t know much about the story. 769 more words


2 days in Xi'an (China)

The train to Xi’an ran through the night and it took 10-hours.  I could only spend two full days there, which was not really long enough but I didn’t leave disappointed.  511 more words


After Shanghai, Adrianna and I jumped on a plane for a couple of hours and landed in Xi’an, capital city of many ancient Chinese dynasties, most notably the Qin Dynasty.

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Terracotta Warriors, China

 The mysteries and majestic Terracotta Warriors.

When you see these babies, go in with an open mind and take your time. It will be a hard day with tourist flocking from every corner. 469 more words


Humpty Dumpty is in trouble!

“The Average height of the Terracotta Warriors is 180cm”

This fact was brought to you by our young volunteer tour guide at the Terracotta Warriors. On closer inspection you see that not only are the soldiers different heights, but they are different body sizes and (apparently) no two faces are the same.

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An Army of Clay

Before Mary came to China, she asked people what cities they recommended visiting. Several encouraged her to see the terra cotta warriors, and I’m so glad they did! 828 more words


Terracotta Warriors

To be completely honest, I was not all that excited to see theses guys. I am not one to get excited for statues because they don’t move or do anything. 405 more words