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... 221 BC at age 26. He started the building as soon as he became emperor at age 13 and ended with his death at age 49 (36 years reign) There are four distinct buildings on the site. Joke first - that our guide told us. The site was discovered by a farmer drilling a well in 1974. When Bill Clinton visited in the late 90s, he asked to meet the farmer who had discovered it, so the Chinese government taught the farmer to say a few words in English. They ...
... us about how it is the oldest city in China, and about how it was the capital for 1,100 years until it was moved to Beijing. The brief history lasted about an hour, because we had been on our way to a museum. The museum was one that had the collective history of China and the 7 major dynasties. We learned about how emperors ruled and traveled, how inventions were made and tombs were built. Essentially it was all of freshman world history ...
... I'm ashamed to say that I misjudged them initially, due to my experience of young people back home. In the UK, I think it would be really strange for 2 people in their mid twenties to offer help to 2 old strangers and spend the day with them wandering around a museum and having a laugh. Lesson learned about books and their covers.
We travelled back to Xi'an on the bus, people snoozing around us - happy and content.
... Terracotta warriors. The tour guide told us that there are about 6,000 of them. She also said that it will take about another 40 years or more before the rest of the Terracotta warriors are uncovered and rebuilt. We are not allowed to enter into the pits, of course, but I see a picture of Bill Clinton standing among the Terracotta warriors inside the pit.
I finally slip out the back of the third pit and head back to the entrance. Just before I reach ...
... experiences. We figured out that the older the driver, the slower he drives. If you get a younger driver, he drivers faster! Either way, you may get close to dying, compared to if you were taking a bus, especially if you're having to go against traffic. But we were okay and the rides were definitely worth it.
Saturday morning, we went bike riding on the 西安城墙 (Xi'an cheng qiang) (Xi'an city wall)! You can either rent ...