Travel Blogs from Chang'an, China

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Everything Connects, Chang'an, China travel blog

Everything Connects

A travel blog entry by alberttluu

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... China. While I was strolling through the city, I saw a grand mosque called the Great Mosque of ChangAn. I was really confused because I knew that Song China believed in Confucianism. I asked one of the men leaving the mosque how the it came to be. ...

The Tributary System, Chang'an, China travel blog

The Tributary System

A travel blog entry by alberttluu

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... too. People in North China started wearing pants rather than robes. Cotton slowly replaced hemp in clothes worn by the lower class. ChangAn was a beautiful city, but tonight was my last night, and in the morning, I’m heading for Hangzhou. ...

A City Busier than Luoyang?: Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

A City Busier than Luoyang?: Chang'an

A travel blog entry by melissasoong

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... so surprised we all made it here in one piece, but we finally arrived in the city of “Perpetual Peace”. In Changan, the well-maintained roads and water transport connected it to a lot of the coastal towns of South China, close to my ...

Chillin' in Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chillin' in Chang'an

A travel blog entry by karenmai

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... and the military throughout all the country and on the outside frontiers. In order to feed the large population of Chang'an and nearby Luoyang, the need for transportation of southern crops started the construction of canals to connect the Yangzi River ...

Chang'an is Quite Grand, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an is Quite Grand

A travel blog entry by karenmai

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Chang'an is quite the city! With its busy marketplaces filled with skilled artisans, crazy new foods and fabulous foreigners, one could never get bored in this place. The artisans here make good use of the trade products from the Silk Road. I have seen ...

Lounging in luxury, Chang'an, China travel blog

Lounging in luxury

A travel blog entry by robjstaples

... site, next to another... Inside, is marble, cool air, immaculate service and the biggest hotel suite I've ever stayed in. China is a land of remarkable contrasts and this oasis of calm inside a 5 star hotel insulating those inside from the cacophony of ...

Into the mad melee, Chang'an, China travel blog

Into the mad melee

A travel blog entry by robjstaples

... had to entertain myself, try to get used to speaking Chinese again and tune the brain in to an old, new wavelength. Chang'an isn't so westernised as some places in the area and the ritual staring in astonishment at the sight of a foreigner was there for ...

Entry #2, On my way to Chang'an, China travel blog

Entry #2

A travel blog entry by heyyallitsvicky

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Guangzhou I’m on my way to Changan at the moment after a generous lady let me stay in her home for the night. We stayed up yesterday talking about all kinds of different stuff including how  much the Tang support trade now to why she ...

Chang'an,  Chang An , China travel blog

Chang'an

A travel blog entry by yasemintaban

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It took 3 months but I have finally made it to the merchant hot spot in China Changan. Within China I hear this is the resting place for merchants from India, Korea, Turkey, Iran, Europe and Japan. When I look around, I can hear all the different ...

Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an

A travel blog entry by emilyschoeff

It is December 26, 1346. We began our travels this morning from Xi’an, Song China. We will be traveling along the Silk Road for the next nine months. We packed our things and food and left. We, my husband, two children, and I, will be trading ...

Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an

A travel blog entry by sashakaplan

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... the lapis lazuli jewelry in many of the market towns, sleeping in a smelly but very warm yurt, and finally remaining in Changan forever because I have no supplies to get back home!  Luckily I still have Alberto to remind me of my family and ...

Hello Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Hello Chang'an

A travel blog entry by katherinetran

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After nine long months of traveling, Alvin and I have finally reached our final destination, Changan! Without a doubt, this breathtaking city is worthy enough to be the official capital of the Tang empire with its busy restaurants, inns, temples, ...

Toto, I don't think we're in Mangyslak anymore..., Chang'an, China travel blog

Toto, I don't think we're in Mangyslak anymore...

A travel blog entry by katiemconroy

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Everything here is so different. As we left Lanzhou, they gave us these weird Chinese horses, that are huge and strong. I guess that's their preferred method of transportation here. And not only that, but the agriculture is so different too. The other ...

The Post-Rice-Tributary City, Chang'an, China travel blog

The Post-Rice-Tributary City

A travel blog entry by brandonpham369

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... Song dynasty still remains in pieces of art and the architecture, some of the many things that the Mongols couldn't take away.  Chang'an was a place I always wanted to go after hearing about it back in the Champa regions because Chang'an used to be ...

Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an

A travel blog entry by dao_vu

... are more useful than I thought they’d be for properly riding a horse. Because of Changan’s status as the commerce center of China and its distinct tributary system, foreigners from all over Eurasia and surrounding territories come far ...

Journey Started Today, Chang'an, China travel blog

Journey Started Today

A travel blog entry by travelpoduserid

January 5th 742. Chang'an, capital of China. Rain pours down hard this night and it's -5C outside. I am preparing to leave Chang'an to go to Rome along the Silk Road. My motivations for this journey originate from my love of of danger, the bizarre, ...

RICE, Chang'an, China travel blog

RICE

A travel blog entry by sydtblau

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So, we arrived in Chang' an and it's extremely culturaled infused. You can tell how they value their leaders and culture. There's rice fields which are so cool because its something Katie and I never see back home. Its crazy here its so loud and caotic ...

The First Step, Xi'an (Chang'an), China travel blog

The First Step

A travel blog entry by jacob_vu

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... . He established Juntian Zhi and the Zuyongdiao System, and it is still used today.         Before I leave Changan, though, I must go get a pass that will allow me to travel along the Silk Road.  This is important because ...

New Year's!, Chang'an, China travel blog

New Year's!

A travel blog entry by kevinvannattan

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Chang'an is amazing, with beautiful temples and different kinds of people walking about. New Year’s here was insane, and I could only imagine what it was like back in Beijing.  Parades, fireworks, parties.  The whole city was so lit up I ...

The End, Chang'an, China travel blog

The End

A travel blog entry by asap_chris47

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... stand out, 1.The stench of Florence as i stepped out of my time machine. 2.Being subdued in Antioch 3.Smelling the incense in Baghdad 4.Preparing myself lunch in Tehran 5.Now finally ending my journey and seeing the gates of Chang'an rise in the distance ...

Chang’an: The Mush Pot City, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang’an: The Mush Pot City

A travel blog entry by legendofkora

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Continuing on our journey across the Silk Road, Melissa, Brandon, Tiffany, and I arrive at the trading city of Changan. While we made our way through the busy streets, I was amazed. The oddly comforting aroma of food encircled me, the vociferous ...

My Home, Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

My Home, Chang'an

A travel blog entry by elieandeva

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My name is Ping, I was born in Chang'an, the capital city of China. I was born in 700 AD and I am now 17 years old. Even though Chang'an is one of the most beautiful and wealthy places in China, however, I do not earn much. Last night, I was just reading ...

Chang'an, Here We Come!, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an, Here We Come!

A travel blog entry by kelseyung

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... and the military throughout all the country and on the outside frontiers. As for feeding this enormous population of Changan, the intensive agriculture spread in the Yangzi River Valley transport southern crops to the north spurred the construction ...

Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an

A travel blog entry by alvinlee

... are finally here! After 9 months of traveling from our hometown of Antioch, we finally arrived to the Chinese capital of Changan. The city itself is mesmerizing, we saw lush gardens and the the beautiful bend of the river. The beautiful ...

The End., Chang'an, China travel blog

The End.

A travel blog entry by aubreyizabal

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... sympathizer 3.Witnessing all of the successful scholars in Baghdad4. The great foods in Tehran 5.And now ending my journey and being able to witness the gates rising in the distance of Chang'an. My journey is over and I must return back to my ...

Lovely Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Lovely Chang'an

A travel blog entry by g.dog

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Journal Entry #6 October 7, 1097 Wow, I have to say that Chang'an was amazing. It was so nice looking and organized. Its past history was fascinating to learn about. Thanks to the printing press, that was imported from Korea, I read all about ...

Chang'an is full of amazement, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an is full of amazement

A travel blog entry by kelseyung

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... I have to say so far this place might be the best place we visit so far. I’m loving it here! Here in Changan they traded silk, mirrors, bamboo, lacquer, Chrysanthemums, Rhubarb, and paper. They also had pomegranates, carrots, porcelain, jade, ...

Chang'an, Chang'an, China travel blog

Chang'an

A travel blog entry by luctoppen12

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It took us four days of relatively easy traveling to reach Chang'an. I sent my men to the market to trade some of our fine silk for supplies. I told them to get enough supplies for at least two months so we can get to Dunhuang with enough food. While they ...

Salvation, Chang An China, China travel blog

Salvation

A travel blog entry by madison_lane48

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I have officially made it to Chang' an without too many problems. It took me a week or two more than I expected because I had become dangerously ill. I had a healer come examine me and he told me I was showing signs of a fever, so he gave me specials ...

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