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Xi'an - I'll never pronounce it right, but it sure is pretty

A further couple of days Zen-hiatus take me to Xi’an, where most people flock to see the Terracotta Warriors (not to be confused with the Terracotta Worriers who are an entirely separate group of clay fretters) who are gradually being excavated from pits about an hour outside of the city. 853 more words


Xian and the Terracotta Warriors.

293km/h we are streaking across central China in one of those famous ultra fast trains. Pausing periodically at undistinguished towns and cities that all feature the same crane topped apartment blocks, building, building, building. 687 more words


3 sleeps to go!

Years 9 and 10 Mandarin from Inaburra School, along with 3 teachers and 3 parents, are preparing to leave for China on the 20th of September 2014 and returning on the 29th. 144 more words

the terracotta warriors of Xi'an

Xi’an located in China’s north west had been hiding one of the biggest world wonders for more than 2000 years and it had only been discovered by accident in 1974 when farmers were digging for water. 148 more words


Xian, Day 8, Part One – Xian: Old City Wall (and more)

Before leaving for the day’s tour, I exchanged $100.00 Canadian to 547 Yuan and paid no commission. A Bank of China specific area was set up at the reception desk. 559 more words


One Day Sightseeing in Xian

I had a guide and a driver for me alone the full day in Xian. Luxury.
I was picked up at 9am at the train station and went straight to the terra cotta warrior site 1h drive + 45m stucked in traffic. 131 more words


Xi'an│Terracotta Warriors Adventure, July 2012

Besides traveling to natural scenery, I also love visiting UNESCO heritage sites. While one is captivated by the cultural and historic places, we also learn more in-depth about her history. 1,064 more words