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Travel Blogs from Xi'an
What we expected to be the hardest part of the trip turned out to be so. Hardest in the sense of most emotional. The emotions were not as expected, probably worse due to Katie's illness.
But, the most aggressive schedule of the trip faced us next. I had hoped the aggressive plan would be offset by the fact that it was all sightseeing. But …
We were up and checked out early. Jeffrey had us to the train station an hour early using a different route to avoid the rush hour traffic. Some of us were very happy about that (me), others not so much. But they were won over when he escorted us into a VIP seating area with Wifi to wait. It was great!
Then the 5 hour Bullet Train to Xian …
Sorry for the delay. Here's what I've been doing for the past couple of days in Xi'an. There are many photos for this one, which hopefully will help explain this post.
Thursday: We left Thursday evening for the overnight train, and slept in a really nice part of the train called "soft sleepers," where there are only 4 …
Today was a full day for us girls. We woke up early, squished our belongings into our luggage, ate breakfast, and headed to the airport. We said goodbye to Wang and our fabulous nameless driver before boarding our plane to Xi'an. We arrived here in Xi'an at about 1pm and met our new guide, Selena (or Le le, which is her Chinese nickname and means " …
Xi'an: Let's talk about my travels to Xi'an. As I mentioned earlier, part of the SUHK abroad program is a 2 week seminar throughout mainland china. The first part of China we hit up is called Xi'an (located in the central part of the Northwest). I personally had never heard of this city before coming to China but I learned: 1. Xian used to be the …
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