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Today was a day we have been looking forward to for a LONG time. Koko collected us and we went to the site of the Terracotta Warriors. It was truly an amazing site/sight! Three area have been uncovered so far for public viewing. Today we saw something like 8000 warriors. We visited three sections. The first and largest was Section 3 with around 5000 statues of archers, generals, soldiers, charioteers, horses and others. We were told there was only ...
... habit of doing that more often, here or in the UK. The next day we went to see the famous Terracotta warriors. We got a public bus to the coach station and then a public coach for about an hour to the site. Once there, we watched a short film about the history of the place. They were built by a ruler of the Qin dynasty more than 2000 years ago. Each one is individual with a different face, haircut, different colours etc. However, they were ...
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We all grabbed my bags and headed to the train station.
Summer in Xi'an continues to be hot with day time temperatures in the high 30's - ie 38,39. We haven't quite cracked 40 degrees yet, but expect to in July/August. Night time temps are now only dropping to about 25, so air-conditioning in the bedroom is the only way to sleep.
While Xi'an does have a number of parks and green spaces, most of the city, and certainly the residential areas, are asphalt or concrete, and at night the ...
... It seemed like half of the church there was introduced to christianity by their grandma.
Bethany Stanbrough: cool
Caleb Tegtmeier: no, that was a question
Caleb Tegtmeier: were grandmas a mainstay in churches around the world?
Bethany Stanbrough: i mean elderly people for sure hard to tell usually who were actually their grandchildren
Bethany Stanbrough: but i'd say yes, more old people and kids ...