Kempinski Hotel Xi'an
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... wanted to see the Terracotta Warriors again and a few other places that I never got to see. Before I left on vacation, my students made a point to come to me with Christmas cards and fruit. What was shocking was the box of chocolates from the English department. The plane ride on China Southern Airlines was great. Even though it was a 2:30 hour ride, we still were served dinner. It's interesting that the food ...
... an hour, I gave up and figured I would try the next day. Tonight we met the new people in the group. There is a gentleman from Iceland, another from Germany who will be studying medical sciences in England in the fall, a girl from the USA, another girl for the USA who is originally from Mexico who has been in China for 6 months studying Chinese, and a Dutch lady that has lived in Belgium for 20 years. Let the next leg of the trip ...
... If Mark makes the shot, no warm-ups. The coach accepts. Mark makes a short run and, bam, the ball flies in the goal. Everyone in class cheers, thinking that there will be no warm-ups, but then the teacher says only Mark does not have to do warm- ups. It takes us 20 minutes to finish warming up and finally we play the sport for which everyone has been waiting: soccer. The whistle blow begins the game; two blows alert us ...
... that these men were playing. They used a whip to move this spinning top. We were later told that this is a favourite pastime for the men. I got to have a go of this, it was hard work but heaps of fun. I picked it up pretty much straight away, they were impressed. We'll it was back onto the bus for the ride back to our hotel which was probably for the best as I needed to ice my knee. Had to go back and pack my suitcase as we are leaving in the morning to fly to ...
... not thick skinned crustacians... Well, yes they are but it was still the real thing. Now for the drama. We had a splendid morning at the Summer Palace and then headed for the airport. I made the mistake of keeping my collapsible walking stick with me. All was well until Security. For some reason Jane now had my stick and I was exciting the Guards with my metal knee. One of them queried what the stick was. I showed them how it collapsed and folded up. This did not amuse. ...