Qianjia Garden Hotel
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... a surfeit of these, despite the terracotta interval, and an alternate form of site is desired. Whaddya got, China!?
The pagoda is tall, I'll grant it that. There was a ¥30 charge to enter, but the fact that it had been reconstructed in the 16th century, and the prospect of a view of nothing but smoggy, overcast, polluted cityscape, brought us to the conclusion that we'd save our money. It looked great from the outside.
An eventually ...
Xian is best known as the gateway to the Army of Terracotta
Warriors, one of the world’s premier archaeological finds, just a short distance
away. Thus, the city is firmly on the China circuit for western tourists. But
Xian was also the eastern end of the old Silk Route, former capital of China as
Chang’An, and once the world’s largest city, competing with Rome for the honor
of being the first city in history with a population over one million. With ...
... and rest time for us. She insisted on accompanying us by taxi to the airport and waited till we had checked our bags in before leaving, somewhat tearful. This was her first time hosting foreigners and she had put a huge effort into making sure we were seeing and doing heaps. A wonderful woman with a very supportive husband. Mr Hu wanted so much to be able to speak with us! We trust our stay and the fairly constant English will help Xiangdi when she goes to USA to see her son in May.
... my own eyes I guess I was a bit disappointed... I thought there were much more of them, but still it was quite impressive. An interisting fact though is, that none of the warriors looks identic, each and every single one is unique and not one of them got excavated in one piece. All of them have been reconstructed piece by piece by archeologists, what a crazy job (I’m happy I gave up my childdream to become one of them ;-) ) It took the ...
... keep it short, once again, it was awesome. I keep describing everything as "awesome", but that's only because it is true. Everything I have been experiencing is simply awesome in every sense of the word. This was another one of those things that I have read about and learned about in school, but never dreamed that I would have the opportunity to see it first hand.
We then unfortunately had to leave to catch a train back to Beijing. ...