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The Moore Family in Xi'an

After a couple days in Beijing, we took the train over to Xi’an.  Before I talk about our time in Xi’an, I thought I would mention what the countryside is like in China.  1,144 more words

Underground Terracotta Army - Xi'an 西安

Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum (兵马俑 -Bīng mǎ yǒng ) was first discovered in 1974 by the farmers who were digging a well in the area and still some parts of the underground army has not been excavated. 604 more words


Day 153 - Army of me

Apart from the Great Wall, perhaps the the next biggest tourist attraction that people are aware of in China is located about 40 minutes outside Xi’an. 564 more words



The internet here is slow and I’ve been on the go a bit since Beijing.  There will be one or two posts coming along.  I picked up my cellphone from the three Aussie lads who arrived from Ulaanbaatar.   311 more words

A Chapter In China - Part 4

Terracotta Treasures

Our next flight was quite a late one, 9.40pm take-off from Chengdu, 11.00pm arrival in Xi’an and then a 45 minutes transfer from the airport… 922 more words

A Chapter In China

First Lady Takes Heat Over Family's China Junket

Michelle Obama is taking some heat over her family’s weeklong visit to China. While I think most of the criticism is trivial, I strongly agree with one point: If this isn’t just a vacation, as the White House claims, then the press should have been allowed to join her on the trip. 216 more words