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... from the U.S. that I've traveled here with and from China that I'm going to miss more than I would like to admit, and I've experienced a culture that has been long thought of as the polar opposite of where we come from. When this trip officially started,
Kevin told us that, "a journey is not measured by the miles we travel, but by the friends we make." If that is true, and I believe it is, then this trip has been quite a journey.
Throughout my time here, ...
... quite different from the tone in Datong and most of the Beijing bits we saw (but we did avoid shopping & CBD areas except for the Duck.) We managed to navigate to the Bell Tower -sort of dead-centre X'ian -and then circled back via the Drum tower - about 500 m on from the Bell. Both buildings are quite massive and highly decorative, radiating power, the bell tower particularly, dating from the 14 th century in the Ming dynasty. Then as the city grew, they moved the whole ...
... the students gave us food and drinks they had purchased for us.
Once the hour was over, we were split up into three groups. Each group sat in a different Chinese class. The group I was in went to a computer class which was basically an hour of free time on a computer. I watched the Chinese students play a game that to an uneducated observer seemed similar to call of duty. All ...
... a couple of hours to spare at least - better safe than sorry.
We didnt see another westerner all the way - its very different here to the cities like Beijing and Shanghai.
Then a two hour flight with Hainan airline - then another bus journey - about an hour and finally a 20 min walk to our hotel.
glad to rest when we got there???.... NO.... we went out late night sight seeing of local area!!!!!
... from our guide, before going into a theatre with a 360 view to watch a reenactment of the time leading up to and after the creation of the Terracotta Warriors.
After this we had free time to explore the 3 sites to view a selection of the varied Terracotta Warriors, some of which are still buried, due to oxygen gradually corroding the unearthed warriors, so some have been left to preserve them until ...