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... emperor believed filling his tomb with mercury would help in the afterlife. Ironically, it would have been the last thing he needed as he was also buried with three thousand concubines who I'm sure would have kept him bus. Then it was back on the bus for a late lunch of various meats, vegetables, rices and soups. Along with lashings of Chinese tea, of course.
On the way back to Xian, we got the bus to drop us at the train station so we could collect our ...
... kids to take us out of the school during their break so we could go get ice cream. Cards have become a popular consummation of time, playing everything from BS to Spoons, Egyptian Rat Screw to War. Tai Chi was our third and final class for the day, learning a few new moves, and practicing some "old" ones all the way from last week. However, today the teacher taught us some self-defense and fighting moves which we ...
... Xi'an is a very old and historic town with a fantastically preserved city wall running round in a big rectangle around the old town. Outside of that it becomes a sprawling metropolis of high rise urban developments. I got there just in time for the changing of the guard at the South tower gate. It's pretty much a tourist spectacle now as opposed to a genuine changing of the guard but it was worth hanging around to watch for 15 minutes all the same.
... train on hard seats. In China there are a few choices when booking train tickets: first class 2 bed cabin, soft sleeper 4 bed cabin, hard sleeper stacked 3 high down the length of the carriage, hard seats like a passenger train and standing. We hadn't realised that Xian trains needed to be booked 2 weeks in advance, so we were lumped with the hard seats as the only way to get there. 10 hours of overnight travel on seats squeezed in between ...
... but was only discovered in 1974 when some local farmers were digging wells! A Xian fuimos básicamente para ver los guerreros de terracota, aunque yo ya había visto algunos en el forum, Jenny no! ( que chulo soy XD ). La verdad es que es chulo verlos alli porque hay un montón de estatuas (guerreros, caballos...)las tumbas son inmensas pero valen un paston y creo que fue más fácil entender la historia en Barcelona, básicamente por el audioguia ...