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Almost Fearless

There’s a fine line between fearful and fearless.

Often times I find myself pin balling between the extremes.

Gravity wants to pull me down so I guess I’ll just look up. 26 more words

China

New From ZTE : Xiao Xian 2

The ZTE Xiao Xian 2 has been unveiled in China, and surprisingly the budget handset includes a fingerprint scanner. Priced at the equivalent of $144 USD, this model has the biometric scanner placed at the back of the device. 14 more words

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

China

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

Travel

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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