Jiaoda Nan Yang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... I went to the school store for water and was greeted by the Santa decoration that seems to follow me around china no matter where I go, like seriously why are there so many Christmas decorations here?
We had music that day and our teacher sang for us beautifully. The girls were good while most of the guys fell flat. Except mark, he sang loud on purpose. During the break I killed the world on Vitaliy's IPad and then we had Chinese like we do every day. After that was lunch which ...
... with a small wire that you're clipped onto and a chain to hold onto. Going first I see the drop we have to tackle to actually get to the plank and already my tweaker is going 'Kaz I don't like this' and 'this is really dangerous' pass my lips quite quickly. Karen offers words of encouragement until she eventually hits the plank herself and both her face and knuckles gripping the chain simultaneously turn a ghostly shade of white. All of ...
... and whilst there we saw a shadow puppet show based on the monkey king legend (some of the 40 readers may remember an old dubbed Chinese tv show called monkey based on the same story). I'm not sure the kids fully appreciated it though as alexander complained that the cymbal which was played along with a drum with some gusto as the shows musical accompaniment sounded like banging saucepan lids. After the house we walked through more ...
... process. Each and every statue they've discovered (apart from one so far) has had to be pieced back together so I can only imagine how long that process takes. In pit 2 there are 1300 warrior statues and they still have colour on them too but after beginning to dig them up they got damaged by the air so they covered them up again. Apparently they are waiting for new technology to be developed to preserve the paint colour before trying again. Pit 3 had just 64 warriors ...
... 2 days. The more wreaths there are, the more friends the person had, and they are placed so that the grieving family can see them, which means it was probably someone in our complex who died.
Pomegranate juice I can recommend - it doesn't have a strong flavour, and is full of goodness like most fruit juices. I had that at the moslem quarter yesterday with a group of other teachers, who also showed me where the mosque is, and all ...
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