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... Jingdi was a far better ruler than Qin Shi Huang - with the former known as benevolent and wise and the latter widely regarded as a tyrant. The construction of Qin Shi Huang's tomb took an estimated 700,000 workers, with many buried alive inside to stop the secret of its construction spreading too far - while no such stories are associated with Jingdi's tomb. I have touched on it in previous blogs, but it is always interesting to think that many of the most ...
... tasted foods from crispy scorpions to rose-flavored biscuits! It was also exciting to try Biang Biang, a local noodle with an extensive historical background. As with any adventure, there were a few bumps in the road. Our bus was backed up for maybe an hour in total during the drive home! Regardless, everyone seemed to have had a great time.
Upon pulling into the dusty lot mass confusion broke out among ...
After going to bed at 2am once arriving in Xi'an, my host mother woke me up at 2pm to serve me lunch. I went downstairs to find a feast…all for me. It was delicious. Abby's grandma (Nai Nai) made it. I had homemade vegetable dumplings with a spicy red sauce, fruits, green beans and tomatoes ...
... were deep fried with several spices. They were very good. Also she bought a sticky rice cake that had honey and some kind of a fruit paste on top. Delicious! We bought some nuts for snacks.
We wandered down a narrow alleyway where the doorways were to homes. The narrow way was shared with scooters. The local vendors lived in apartments along the way.
As the lunch hour neared, people were lining up ...
... excursion today, it was by far the most impressive thing we have
done so far on our travels. Leaving the warriors the rain helped to disapate
some of the smog that had built up and gave us the opportunity to enjoy some of
the lovely scenery around us.
Heading back on the 306, we parted ways
with Wouter and Michael at the train station. We have very similar itenaries to
them, however our dates do not match up, so this was the last time we will ...