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... held spears, swords, dagger-axes and other long shafted weapons) and then the infantry accompanied by 35 chariots which have long ago disintegrated as they were made of wood.
In Pit 2 there are around 1,300 warriors and horses. There are 5 of these warriors in glass cases that we could see up close.
Pit 3 is the smallest pit and has only 72 warriors and horses and is believed to be the army headquarters due to ...
... but I'm used to just regularly salted seeds. These were not them. They tasted like vanilla for some reason and I didn't like them, but it was too late. I had already put a hand full of them in my mouth like I would do but home, so I did what I had to, I ate them all. I have forever been scarred by my experience with the deceiving seeds.
On Monday we had the day off of school so Linda, Jessi and I went out with another friend called Wiki. First, we went out to ...
So, its officially been one week in Xi'an. Let me just tell you that it has been a whirlwind of awesomeness. The students here are very fun and there are so many different group dynamics. Yesterday, we had carving class (my favorite class) and cooking class. Cooking class was quite entertaining as I watched our students make dumplings. Today, there was not a lot for the students to do because the Chinese students are preparing for a very important ...
... to see it all. Even the prehistoric section is large and impressive, but the most wonderful exhibits are from the Han (207 BC - 220 AD) and Tang (618-907 AD) dynasties. These were the periods when China had strong, united government over the largest area, and Silk Road commerce was at its height. We particularly love the exquisite Han miniature monsters worked in gold, and Tang glazed ceramic statues of people and animals that look like they could have been ...
... over the goddess comes up to talk to me as well later. He has such a beautiful English accent it took me aback I must admit. It only struck me then that whenever I have used my minimal Mandarin people automatically assume I am working in China. One can only surmise that most tourists don't bother to speak any mandarin. Anyway later after I had prayed to more Gods the same monk comes to offer mum and i a banana. Ok so my limit Mandarin and the little Chinese ...