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... The current excavation process entails preserving the paint in the pit as each bit of a figure is exposed.
All the corridors eventually collapsed from the beams being burned or rotting over time and the figures were at best broken. Many were shattered. Then everything was fully encased with packed dirt. The task of excavating, conserving, and reassembling one figure would be daunting, let alone the estimated 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots, 520 chariot horses and 150 ...
... in years!
That night we had dinner at a very fancy restaurant which also included an elegant ...
... all at once. When I opened my eyes, all I could do was gasp. Hundreds of the terra cotta warriors stood in endless rows, ready for orders. I had never seen anything like this in my entire life!!! Larry explained that when farmers were digging a well, they found these warriors. This excited them, thinking that once shown to the government they would get lots of money. The well is still there and we got to see where it all started. ...
... it had its moment in the sun, but now it can only remember the glory days as the best it'll get is a patch up or touch of paint when really it needs a complete facelift. Like Ponty before they started work on it or even Bletchley town centre. But to Chinese levels of people Though they'd be better just flattening that I think. Bletchley that is. A good summation is the fridges the cans of coke are kept in - the ...
... were far east of the city, and Hanyang Tomb is to the north. Had we had time, we would've simply saved it for another day (though it's never easy to get to by bus). But we did not! So I bargained for a taxi at the Terracotta Warriors exit and, while it wasn't cheap, I feel like we did OK for the trip from the Warriors up the to the tomb and back to the city. The tomb was pretty damn cool, and even moreso because there were about ten other (instead of ten ...