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The Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta warriors are easily one of China’s most famous and fascinating pieces of history.  This clay army was created more than 2200 years ago for China’s famed emperor,  Qin Shi Huang.   1,090 more words


#6 China (Part 1) and Hong Kong

Xi’an – Shaanxi Province

China …oh China!!

Entering into Xi’an we were expecting a dirty, busy and crazy city, as the stereotype of China goes. What was waiting for us was quite the opposite and we were surprised at how clean and orderly it was. 3,003 more words

2016 EPIC Adventure

Golden Week Holiday - Xi'an

With Christmas coming up, and New Year’s day after that, I’m hoping to have a bit of time to catch up on my blog in the coming weeks.   799 more words


China 2016 – Day 18 – Xi'an – Sneak Peak – November 2016

Terracotta Warriors

One of the main reasons people come to Xi’an is to see the Terracotta Warriors.  Some people take a tour there, but I got the local bus there, and just wandered around the site when I got there, with a map I’d downloaded from the internet.   59 more words


Golden Week (Xi'an)

After returning from Shanghai, we re-packed our bags and prepared for our whirlwind visit to Xi’an. Xi’an is located in the south west of China and translates in English as ‘West Peace’. 642 more words

Wednesday 7 December 2016 - Terracotta warriors, giant puppets & tall ships: Liverpool thinking big for 2018

The terracotta warriors of Xi’an (photo: the Guardian)

Liverpool is already building up to a year of spectacular events, exhibitions and anniversaries in 2018. That year will see the city mark the 10th anniversary of it being European Capital of Culture, the 20th anniversary of the… 1,000 more words



Nach der 12-stündigen Nachtfahrt kamen wir früh am nächsten morgen in Xi’an an, wo wir einen Couchsurfer gefunden hatten, der uns bei sich aufnahm. Dank seiner Beschreibung meisterten wir auch unsere erste Busfahrt, welche wegen der fehlenden Anzeige der Stationen um einiges komplizierter als die Fahrten mit der Subway war. 624 more words