To put it simply, the Army of the Terracotta Warriors is just mind boggling insane.
It is everything you ever dreamed it would be, plus so much more that you never thought it would. 671 more words
Our train arrived into Xi’an a bit later than we expected and our bikes much later as they didn’t turn up until the next day. In Xi’an the main thing we had to do was apply for renewals for our visas; we weren’t sure how this was going to go due to the amount of rumour and hearsay around the process. 1,914 more words
Here’s something we never thought we’d see visiting the American Midwest: real Terracotta Warriors, straight out of the world-famous Shaanxi province collection. They seemed a fascinating thing, but we were surprised that their current caretakers would allow the collection to be split up. 489 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.1,091 more words