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... forced? No, I wanted to buy something special to celebrate this particular birthday. A beautiful pair of jade earrings set in diamonds did the trick. I bought some other gifts which ended up costing nothing after the discount I got! We headed off to see one of the top sites and highlights in China - the Terracotta Warriors. First a stop for lunch. Bruce said he wasn't hungry but the pagoda climbing & my shopping must have worked up his appetite. He managed to scarf ...
Our first Friday in Xian and our first rainy day and our first change of plans. Since it was raining we changed our field trip destination from the park to the tomb of the fourth emperor which was an hour drive from Xian....at least in theory, but the driver missed an exit and we wound up on the bus for two hours. When we got there it was an awesome site though admittedly 2000 year old archeology digs don't excite everyone....and ...
... to the fact that this project was only beginning.
The third pit was relatively small, and
held some broken figures in the ground, as well as some standing figures and
horses, with most of the room still needing to be unearthed. In the second pit,
the room was so much larger, but nothing had been unearthed yet, sans a few
broken up objects. On the side of the pit, however, they had warriors in glass
cases so that you could see the details ...
... in beautiful silk clothes and were supplied with weapons, cooking utensils etc whatever their job was to provide a comfortable after life for the Emperor. So the excavation is full of pigs, cows, dogs, sheep, goats, weapons and thousands of pots for storage of food (for people and animals) water and seeds.
The great thing about this museum was that the excavations were 'covered' by glass. When we entered the building we ...
... reason, that INFURIATED me. I started becoming downright confrontational. When they stared, I started asking "Shenma?! (What?!)" When they would start to frantically talk I would say "Wo bu tzi hu! (I don't care!)"
I stared at Heather and everyone else who thought about staring at her our entire flight back to Shanghai. When we landed, I wanted to take Heather straight to the hospital. She didn't want to go. She said she was feeling a little better ...