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The Terracotta Warriors

A prominent museum in Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute, “is one of the oldest and premier centers of science education and development in the country”. That makes sense – Franklin himself was a more than just a thinker. 1,605 more words

Terracotta Warriors

Continuing their world tour into 2018 are the Terracotta warriors. Originally found in 1974 in China, the warriors guard the tomb of China’s first emperor Qin Shihuang. 164 more words

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Popular boxers out for redemption

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Fight Night

China Day 4: Terracotta Warriors, City Walls and Lights of Xian

Our time in Xian began when we arrived on the overnight sleeper train from Xian. It was Day 4 of our week-long trip to China. (Read about… 1,607 more words

Cities

48 hours in Xi’an

Have to admit, Xi’an is equivalent to Terracotta Warriors in many people’s mind.  Of course, this is a must-visit here.  But before we headed to the Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang, we made our first stop at the Terracotta Warriors workshop and learnt how these were made first.   393 more words

Travel

Beneath the Surface of Xi’an

Getting there

After sticking fairly closely to the touristy spots in Beijing it was time to immerse ourselves in a truly local Chinese experience: the overnight sleeper train. 2,370 more words

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Flashback Exhibit

In 2014, I got the opportunity to see the Terracotta Warriors exhibition at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. Let me take you back to the wonderful things I saw there.