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... the turf. In the second part of the class some people went to visit a Chinese English class, and the rest of us stayed outside for our Tae Kwon Do lesson. Today we recapped how to properly do a roundhouse kick, then moved on to punching. Unlike physical education in America, I actually enjoy class here. Starting our day in an energetic manner is really fun.
Today we also visited more Chinese English classes. I sat in on three classes today. One ...
... Muslim Quarter where we had a Chinese BBQ - which isn't a BBQ like we do in Canada, it is more like a soup. It was good,but too spicy for me.
We walked a lot in Xi'an and we have to be very careful when crossing the street because cars, bikes, buses and mopeds will not stop and wait.
The Terracotta Warriors
In 1974 peasants drilling a well uncovered an underground vault, which contained thousands of life ...
... a city of 8 million people, which means it is small because next to Beijing (23 million) and Shanghai (28 million) it is. We went strait to the Xian Chinese History Museum which was fairly large and covered China's beginnings and seven different dynasties. The Qin dynasty is the dynasty that unified China and made Xian famous once again (it is the oldest city in all of China) for the Terra Cotta warriors, which we are going to see ...
... they drove me around looking for the hotel once we arrived in the city. So nice of them it was difficult for me to thank them.
So xi'an is a city built in and around a old city wall. There are lots of things to see inside the wall and also lots of things to see outside the wall and on top of the wall. I did lots of them. I rode the wall in record time, they give you 100 minutes bike rental, I returned my bike after only 32 (approx) minutes, ...
... Terracotta warriors. The tour guide told us that there are about 6,000 of them. She also said that it will take about another 40 years or more before the rest of the Terracotta warriors are uncovered and rebuilt. We are not allowed to enter into the pits, of course, but I see a picture of Bill Clinton standing among the Terracotta warriors inside the pit.
I finally slip out the back of the third pit and head back to the entrance. Just before I reach ...