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Top 5 Man-made Structures in China

Previously I wrote about the top 5 natural wonders I encountered in China. Now I’d like to take a look at what I consider to be the top 5 man-made structures I had the opportunity to see in China. 698 more words


My Adventures in Marco Polo's Footsteps

The Netflix series “Marco Polo” has rekindled my memories about my own adventures in China. We have been taught that the Polo family was from Venice. 1,028 more words

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Terracotta Warriors: Xi'an, China

Amazing, right? I took this photo recently, while I was visiting Xi’an China. No visit to Xi’an is complete without, of course, visiting the Terracotta warriors! 256 more words

Illuminating Warriors

The massive collection of terracotta sculptures of the armies of the first Emperor of China sits high on the to-see list of many visitors to China. 165 more words

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Day 5: Xian & Terracotta Warriors

After lunch we went to the real Terracotta Warriors and the entire complex is stunning. “to see is to believe” incredible . . . In Pit 1, described as the size of aircraft carrier there are 6000 warriors. 214 more words


Terracotta Warriors

“Pit 2 appears to have been the area reserved for the Calvary & Chariots.” “Pit 2 is a much smaller excavation than Pit 1. Pit 3 is smaller again. 62 more words

The Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta warriors are easily one of China’s most famous and fascinating pieces of history.  This clay army was created more than 2200 years ago for China’s famed emperor,  Qin Shi Huang.   1,090 more words