Travel Blogs from Xi'an
A whirlwind weekend away In Xi'an with Mum and Dad, didn't think anyone could fit as much into a weekend as we did.
After it being 13 degrees in Shanghai the weekend before and Xi'an being the same distance South of Beijing I had thought it would be a similar temperature......when we arrived it was 2 degrees! Lucky we had packed warm …
A full day in Xi'an and first stop was the clay factory where we get shown how the Terracotta Warriors were supposedly made and check out the shop where you could buy the clay models, lacquer ware and ceramics.
Onto the actual Terracotta Warrior site to view the 3 pits and bronze chariots that they also unearthed. Only just over 1000 …
Arose today to a fine day and had the morning free, we walked to the town square for a photo of Chairman Mao, a large statue. Michelle did some shopping on the way back to the Hotel and we checked out at 12.30pm. Taken to lunch then onto the Airport for our 4.30pm flight to Xi'an.
Arriving at Xi'an 1 hour and 10 minutes later we were …
Obwohl Xi'an eine sehr grosse Stadt ist, hat sie einen gewissen Charme. Die Locals sind sehr freundlich. Nach dem "happigen" Programm in Peking, liessen wir es in Xi'an etwas gemuetlicher angehen. Nebst den Terra Cotta Kriegern haben wir auch die grosse Padoga besichtigt. Die restliche Zeit sind wir durch die Stadt gebummelt und haben den Night …
... so we just order one meal at a time! Two can eat well for 65¥ and still have some left over! The next day we walked through the South Gate of the city wall in a straight line for 30mins to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, it was very hot this day but well worth sweating for! The pagoda itself is set back behind an impressive display of musical fountains! Classical music is blasted out from hidden speakers as the fountains dance to the rhythm, ...
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