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VLOG: Travel to Xi'an, China

This week, my friend, Grettel, and I took a girl’s trip to Xi’an. We have just finished our year teaching English in Jiangshan and figured we should get in one last vacation together! 22 more words

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Shaanxi, Terracotta Warriors

After a very busy morning and another Over Abundance of food at lunch, we headed out to the Lintong District of Shaanxi China. The warriors were buried with the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Quang in 210 – 209 BC and were buried with him to protect him in the afterlife. 288 more words


China Part 2: Xi’an

We arrived in Xi’an in the morning after our sleeper train from a Beijing. The sleeper train was actually fairly comfortable – the soft sleeper carriages have four bunk beds with mattresses and bedding (although not guaranteed to have not been used before), a door, a small table and individual lights. 713 more words


Great Warriors of Xi'an

Last summer I had the pleasure of accompanying my father on one of his trips to Xi’an, located in the heart of China. Ah, what a beautiful perk standby is! 1,365 more words


Warriors and a Jade Pendant

After the longest train journey and an hour of wandering around Xian at midnight, we managed to locate our hostel. It was warm and comfortable although at that time of night, all I cared about was the bed which was calling to me. 617 more words



China. China. So to put it bluntly, try as I did, I struggled to enjoy China. I try to see the positives in things so I shall talk about those. 1,755 more words


Meeting the Warriors in Liverpool

Last Friday saw us on the train to Liverpool to see the World Museum exhibition of ‘China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors’. I have heard that the reason the exhibition came to Liverpool this year rather than any other UK city, was that there are many Liverpool FC fans in China (known as ‘The Other Red Army) who campaigned for it. 285 more words

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