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... station is to the north of the city and our hotel was roughly halfway along the east west axis from the centre, so naturally he headed south at first. After correcting his error by pointing again at the train station on the map in Chinese we started in the right, general, direction. He took us on an elongated route that seemed to be heading too far westward until he stopped and asked another tuktuk driver for help. We think she told him to follow her but he either ...
... What a bummer..we had a one bedroom suite with living room, bedroom, and two bathrooms and we were only there for one night! The next day we left relatively early to go to a workshop attached to the Museum that makes reproductions of the Terra Cotta warriors using the same techniques and material that were used in 221 BC. From there it was onto the Museum (tomb) of the Terracotta Warriors. This was the mausoleum of the first Emperor of the Qin Dynasty (221-207BC) who rose to power ...
... a grand scale. Tonight we went to the Tang Dynasty Show, a show of music and dance that replicated that which would have been put on for the Emporer and Emporess. The beautiful, very exquisite costumes, the beauty of the ladies, the detail in the stage sets, and the talent was amazing. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. Afterwards we had a dumpling dinner which is the traditional food of X'ian. The meal consisted of 18 dumplings each plus accompaniments. ...
ORGANIZED TRIP TO Xi'an 西安
It was a really interesting experience going on trip only with chinese people!
Our trip started with a 10 hours night- train which travelled across China, really funny but even really tiring.
Xi'an appears like a really touristic town, full of tourists (most of them Chinese) and full of poor people trying to sell anything they can.
During this experience we learned that Western ...
... down ramps. Then, after about 40 mins, Casey told us that we were only half way. That was it, no messing around, Chloe steering, we were literally dying the rest of the way- everyone overtook us and we arrived LAST out of everyone, red faced, sweaty, legs like jelly and hating bikes.
We finished off the evening with a Pizza Hut (yes, it is bad but we were done with rice and 2 x peanuts for a meal) and with a sneaky way of going on Facebook on Casey's ...