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Last Moments in Xi'an

The past two days in Xi’an were amazing. Xi’an is kind of like a college town, so there are a lot of pretty buildings and things to do. 175 more words

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Chinese Whispers - Xian, 1995 (51)

In 1995 I had the opportunity to go on a short tour of Beijing and Xi’an. I looked forward very much to seeing the differences between then and my earlier visit in early 1978. 1,814 more words

Goodbye Beijing, Hello Xi'an

Currently I’m on a flight to Xi’an. The airport security in China is very thorough, which surprisingly was a culture shock. While I got to keep my shoes on, my bag was x rayed three times, and I was patted down. 108 more words

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A weird 2014. Let's hope 2015 is even weirder.

2014 for me has been a really weird year. I’m not really sure what I expected when the clock struck midnight in a bar in Xi’an but it certainly wasn’t what the world had planned for me. 502 more words

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Xi'an: Chongqing-style Hot Pot @ 重庆青一色时尚火锅

Restaurant:  重庆青一色时尚火锅 (Chongqing Pure Green Hot Pot)
City: Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

Xi’an is a city in Shaanxi province and located in Western China, which is close to Sichuan province and Chongqing (one of 5 municipalities). 568 more words

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Xi'an: Lunch near Terra Cotta Warriors Museum

Today, we went to Terra Cotta Warriors Museum. We signed up for a tour yesterday and had a personal tour guide (in English!) for the four of us.  104 more words

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Xi'an: Dinner @ 西安调调 (Xi'an Diao Diao)

Restaurant Chain: 西安调调 (Xi’an Diao Diao)
City: Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

We flew to Xi’an from Shenyang, with a stopover at Datong. We stayed at Holiday Inn in the Xi’an Hi-Tech Industries Development Zone, a modernized area currently under development. 212 more words

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