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Terracotta warriors exhibit in China is breathtaking

Here’s a look at the internationally famous terracotta warriors. I got the shot when we visited China in 2007 on our visit to Xi’an. Quite impressive is an understatement of the experience. 71 more words


Xi'an: Two Thousand Erect Men

Day 69 || 28 Apr || Walking Distance: 25.1km || Xi’an

I’m probably going to disappoint a few people here. Today, I visited the terracotta army, and no, I don’t mean Charlotte Crosby and pals on a night out to Ttonic. 544 more words


Xi'an, China

Xi’an has some of China’s greatest history. Make sure to visit the Terracotta Warriors while you’re there. Click here to see where to go!


There's A World Going On Underground

Today I am celebrating the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, China in 1974. Some farmers were digging a well not far from the site where Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China, was laid to rest in 210 BC. 1,007 more words

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7 Hours in Xi'an

A few weekends ago I booked a plane ticket to Xi’an for the day to see the Terracotta Warriors. I only had 7 hours to see the warriors and eat, but it was more than enough time. 120 more words


Dragon Trip Entry 4: Chengdu, Xi'an and in transit to DengFeng (closest village to the Shaolin temple)

Long journal ahead! So much has been happening on this leg of our trip I will try my best not to miss anything!

Once we arrived in Chengdu, after our 25 hour train ride, we all spent some time relaxing before trekking out for tea. 1,452 more words


Terracotta warriors, biang biang noodles, and other things you can't find in Shanghai Part II

In which we finally see the terracotta warriors and I search in vain for non-squat toilets in Western China.. 

The first day in Xi’an, I learn three things: 1,040 more words