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We got into Xi'an about half eight in the morning and again were pleasantly surprised by our accommodation. We went for a quick walk around our immediate area where we checked out the Muslim area of the city. We stopped for some lunch which was so simple yet so delicious, spicy sour cabbage rice, skewered kebabs and a sour berry drink. The spot was …
... late? and there were some unhappy parents whom I'm pretty sure just use the kids class as a baby sitting job anyways ha...oh well!
My lesson on using fruit didn't go so hot either- I had bought a bunch of fruit as I thought would be good props to use to teach them the names and basic descriptions like, "Apple is small; Pineapple is big," but sadly they just fought over eating the fruit the whole time- but whatever luckily the 35 minutes (due to my tardiness) went by quickly! ...
... up (yikes), it has 3 or so bedrooms on the 2 floors and while not large, is clean and spacious enough. But wow, can Mom cook! First time in any country that I haven't got sick of the food after the first few days... even at the school, the lunches are exceptionally good and tho breakfast looks much like lunch which looks much like dinner to the eye, all taste different and all pack a lot of 'heat'… in general the spices are what seems to vary from meal to ...
... herded through a ticket point, we walked up a small path and we were invited to take a photo... of not much. There is an exclusion zone around the tomb as apparently Emperor Qin liked to ingest mercury (which is what killed him) and his tomb had a moat of mercury inside it. This meant there was a danger of mercury poisoning from the soil. Zsa Zsa EXCUSE ME! LADY AND GENTEHMEN! informed us that if we come back in 20 years it will be open?? Now I'm no expert on mercury or ...
... The city declined later but has some splendid sights and a thriving tourist economy.
The Terra-cotta army was discovered in 1974 by peasants digging a well. The awesome ranks of life-size pottery figures, modeled from yellow clay, were made to guard the tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi, despotic ruler who unified China over 2,200 years ...