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A Tale of Two Relics

An old monk traveling the silk road in the fourth century stopped in the desert outside the outpost town of Dunhuang where he had a vision of a thousand Buddhas. 883 more words


Terracotta Army

Originally the ancient funerary project for Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the Terracotta Army is now a museum, officially named Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum, showing the life stories of the emperor and the once powerful Qin Empire (221 – 207BC). 62 more words

Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China

This summer we in Seattle have been fortunate to see the touring exhibit of the Terra-cotta Warriors of China’s first emperor. Archeologists are still excavating the site in Xi’an, China, where thousands more are still buried. 451 more words


Terracotta Warriors at the Pacific Science Center

Chad and I recently visited the Pacific Science Center to view their special exhibit “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor”. This exhibit was brought to America solely for viewing here in Seattle and then in Philadelphia at the Franklin Museum before it will return to China. 472 more words

City Adventures


A look into my recent trip through China, visiting the cities and villages of Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin, Longi, Yangshuo and Shanghai in 13 days. It was the hottest and busiest two weeks that I’ve ever experienced traveling, but I’m so thankful for all that I got to see. 61 more words


Qin's Way

Greetings dear readers! I hope you’re enjoying these final weeks of summer. I’m back from an amazing whirlwind trip to China. The sights were breathtaking, the food was mouthwatering and the temperatures were crazy hot (106° F!). 737 more words


The "Terracotta Warriors of the First Empire" at the Pacific Science Center

The Pacific Science Center in Seattle teamed up with The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia to bring ten terracotta warriors and hundreds of other objects from the tomb stateside, as well as some objects from before and after the Qin dynasty, they personally chose on their trips to China.   1,150 more words