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Can you say Xian?

I didn’t think so.  Neither can I … I think I learned how to say it when I was there, but it escapes me … as does a lot of things nowadays. 1,182 more words


Ancient Xi'an and the Terracotta Warriors

Xi’an was the ancient and, in fact, first capital of China. Qin Shi Huang conquered the various surrounding kingdoms and was therefore the first emperor of a unified China. 880 more words


Terracotta Warriors

At the top of my favorite and most memorable list regarding my trip to China is the Terracotta Army. I filled my camera with pictures here. 855 more words

Summer 2016: Entry 6: Xi'an and Its Warriors --- Part 1

It took about 45 minutes to get to the Luoyang Longmen Station for the high-speed train to Xi’an. David’s older brother wanted to stay with me to be sure I got the right train, but his little daughter, “Dede,” was really cranky, and I couldn’t see waiting for the train with her in melt-down! 1,793 more words

Poem of the Week, by Lisel Mueller

Long ago, only fifteen years after they were first discovered by farmers digging a well near Xian, I went to see the terracotta warriors. The memory haunts me. 328 more words

Terracotta Warriors of China

The main attraction to visit while in the city of Xi’an, China, is the grave of the first emperor Qin Shi Huang and his famed terracotta warriors.   264 more words

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