Travel Blogs from Xi'an
I'll try to remember what's happened the last two days. There's been a lot and I'm still sooooo tired. It's only 8pm again and I can barely stay awake. I'll give you a bit of what's going on though...
In the morning we headed to the Temple of Heaven. It's a circular pagoda that was built around the same time as the …
After rushing from the airport through the crazy traffic to our hotel we had about 15 minutes to freshen up before we had to meet in the lobby for our optional dinner show about the Tang Dynasty. I think most of our group of 40 people joined in on this excursion. We then hopped on board the bus (again) to a Las Vegas styled …
Terra Cotta warrior site was unreal. You cannot imagine the size and scope without seeing it for yourself.
... than 6,000 figures. Work on this pit is also still underway.
The museum here had a lot of information on the warriors and they had the bronze horses and cariot on display. They also had Roman expedition that we had a good look around.
That was all we had time for in Xi'an though. Next stop Chengdu, a 16 hour train ride away, this time on a hard sleeper though.
... teacher and our hosts proud! Jason and I are ready to sign up for lessons every day!!
Some time in the computer lab, some time playing ping-pong, and a hugely successful acting class brought us to the end of the day. Day two, done!
I promise that the kids are blogging--homework has been assigned to get cracking on their entries!! I anticipate some good information after our ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility