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
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 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
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
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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