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Terracotta Warriors are a Treat

Day 30, Grand Asia 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 – Xi’an, China

You can look at one or even a dozen terracotta warriors and be impressed. 379 more words


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The terracotta warriors is what people imagine when Xi’An is mentioned. It is also the beginning of the Silk Route and kind of a chinese silicon valley. 1,960 more words


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


Wendy Wu | Simply China

As of January 2015, I hadn’t heard of Wendy Wu tours – perhaps naïve given I love to travel. Fast forward a few months and I had booked myself on what seemed a “too cheap to pass up” all-inclusive trip to China! 1,557 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

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