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... to pose behind a clay body of a warrior. Then we were given a tour of how the current terracotta warriors are made. Then it was off to the real thing, the actual Terracotta Warrior site which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and where we had our first official group photo with our new banner. Our first stop as in the No.1 Pit where the Chinese discovered the largest number of Warriors and their ho rses. William said "The Terracotta warriors, what with their sheer numbers, ...
... toilet only a few hours earlier and it was sturdy as the rocks of Stonehenge. German Guy went down to the get the really sweet Chinese receptionist on night duty. This was moment I rushed out of bed to have a look at the crime scene. Wow! See the photo for the full effect. The face of the receptionist said it all. After calming German Guy down and explaining nothing could be done until the morning we all tried to get back to sleep. His last words "F**k Xi'an" weren't ...
... up in more family photos. The night was getting cooler, finally, and the clouds were coming in. We headed back to the hotel just in time as a thunder storm hit. We opened the windows to the room and enjoyed the storm.
Many Chinese just stare at us but many are very helpful.
Some of the people on this trip seem to think they should have preference, but when there are only 14 people, we all need to take turns.
That said, most of the people on the trip are super ...
... the ticket lobby until there is room down below. Even with trains running continuously (just as one train leaves, the next one arrives), the subway cars are usually PACKED full of people. And, you’ll have to fight for a space on the train. This is not Taiwan or Hong Kong; people do not queue in neat little lines and then file orderly into the trains. Quite the contrary, when it’s busy, getting on a subway can feel like being caught in a stampede. ...
After that I found my way back to the shuttle but and back to the airport.
It was an absolute amazing trip and I am so proud of myself that I made it although so many people had concerns that I would travel all alone. But really China is safe – the worst thing that can happen is that you lost your way or you do not understand the people. And at least the last one I am facing everyday – even when people do speak English. ;-)