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One eye on travel: Xi'an, China 2015

At 7am the train pulled into the Xi’an train station – 8 hours of trying to sleep on a rickety train, I think it was safe to say I was a little grumpy and stinky. 347 more words

Lifestyle

Chinese warriors in Denmark

  

Last autumn, the new Moesgaard Museum opened in Aarhus, Denmark. The museum existed before, but now has a completely new building (built by the same architects as Harpa in Reykjavik, Iceland). 305 more words

Holiday

Xi'an - more than just the Terracotta Warriors

In March we spent a long weekend in the city of Xi’an, in the Shaanxi province of China. We really only went there because we wanted to see the Terracotta Warriors, but we both really enjoyed our time in Xi’an – it’s a very nice city. 1,661 more words

Travel

Media Mashup: July 24, 2015

China: The Terracotta Warriors

The statues from about 200 B.C. in Xi’an, China, may be the most amazing sight and site I have ever seen. 346 more words

China

2015 China Trip - Introduction

Being of Chinese descent, it has always been a goal for me to travel to China at least once in my life. I often get conflicted though, since my love for travelling around Japan often meant to China never reached the top of my “to travel to” list. 200 more words

Introduction

Halfway Done - Week 4 Recap

Mama, I made it! The end of this past week signaled my completion of the first half of DSIC. Time has surely flown, and it’s almost hard to believe (but not really, especially when I think of all the time spent in class, working out, studying and traveling). 1,292 more words

Beijing

Xi'an (西安) Excursion and Trek up Hua Shan (华山)

With the Dragon Boat Festival (端午节) coming up on the weekend, class was canceled the following Monday, and of course, 6 of us planned a trip to Xi’an (西安). 1,351 more words

China