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Xi'an: The Terracotta Warriors, Muslim Market, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, The City Walls

Thousands of guardians, all unique with different roles, over 2,200 years old, protecting the Emporer Qin Shi Huang.Unfortunately my camera was playing up so I only got photos on an iPhone 🙁 … 48 more words


Xian, Part 1 – 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 available at the reception desk. 602 more words


To Xi'an & beyond...

There is no beyond, we just went to Xi’an and back but it doesn’t have the same ring to it…

Second round of visitors (only 10 days after the first) arrived safely. 1,142 more words



The Pacific Science Center’s Terracotta Warriors exhibit opened recently.   I took the opportunity of free admission during Volunteer Week to see it.

This is the world premier for this exhibit and there will be only one other US location before it returns to China.  144 more words


Xi'an and This Fried Banana I ate 

Ni Hao! Internet has been less than ideal, but I’m alive and thriving and only slightly less weight, thanks to an endless supply of carbs in my diet! 407 more words

A brief history: The discovery of the Terracotta Warriors

I visited Xian, China in 2014 as part of a tour party. I never thought that I would ever visit China or even get to see the Terracotta Warriors. 604 more words


China's Terracotta Warriors

Imagine the shock a group of simple Chinese farmers quietly digging a well in a field one day experienced when they stumbled upon an upright life-size terracotta figure of a warrior. 1,227 more words