It’s hard to understand as a tourist why no one wants to stay in Croatia.
Semester at Sea decided to pull a last minute decision for safety reasons, and re-route us from Istanbul to Dubrovnik for our second port. 1,076 more words
On our first day in Xi’an, we visited the City Wall and rented bicycles to ride around the top of the 8.6 mile-long wall. Originally constructed in the 1300s, it was restored in the 20th century using bricks donated from the homes of the local people who volunteered to rebuild it. 153 more words
Today was the day that I have been looking forward to most on our whole trip. A visit to the Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an. As I’m sure I’ve said before, I’m a bit of a history nerd and whilst in high school we studied the Qin dynasty which included a lot of work on the Terracotta Army. 1,599 more words