Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... fountain and they have whistles (very popular with guards in China) which they blow if the see someone sitting on the edge, or, shock-horror, if someone actually stands in the fountain area for a photoshoot. Of course, people do this at the opposite end to where the guard is, and by the time he starts walking towards them, they have scampered out. He will let the old people sit on the edge, but no-one else, and even made people move their bags back at one point.
... quarter bazaar post below. If it works I will post more, there are some pictures there ...
... reasons. I was laughing mostly because the word muffin was like magic: she just started laughing so hard at such an innocent word. And of course, she was laughing because I'd declared out of the blue that I enjoyed consuming horse urine.
Once we'd gotten control of ourselves again, we kept walking. As we went, I explained to her that a muffin, not ma-fen, is a common American food made of bread that we eat for breakfast or lunch.
... surprised to see me and it closes several hours before the South Gate entrance.
I got my ticket and went inside. You enter via these enormous courtyards, with steep walls as high as the City Wall itself, which were apparently used to trap the enemy in if they managed to broach the first line of defence. Once they were inside this Wengcheng, it was like shooting fish in a barrel for the soldiers on the Wall.
It’s a pretty big wall. First ...
... parts of Xi'an. Very colorful
place with lots of cool things (and good food). Found the
It is a must visit place in
Xi'an. I went on top of the 西安城墙－ ;Xi'an
old city wall (one of the best preserved ancient walls in China). Got
to ride a bicycle around the wall as well. A bit overpriced but worth
it. Then went to end the long ...