Sheraton Xi'an Hotel
Travel Blogs from Xi'an
We arrived in Xi'an (pronounced "she-ahn") on Friday evening and met our new tour guide Koko in the brand new airport terminal, one of the nicest ones I've seen from all around the world. She is a very friendly spirit who warmly welcomed us and stated that any request for her was "ok ok." About an hour ride later we arrived at the Sheraton hotel …
I used my Grand Canyon analogy before. It works for the dig site of the Terra Cotta Warriors. To date, by sheer numbers, 'Site One’ is the more significant of what is currently four individual excavations. It encompassess the area of about two football fields. Having worked painstakingly for now 36 years, they have unearthed a little over 1, …
In 1974, a poor farmer in the countryside near Xi'an was digging a new well when he found fragments of clay pottery that appeared to be a soldier’s helmet. Not knowing at first what he’d found, and fearing he’d done something wrong for which he might be punished, he kept the find a secret. Several months later, a better educated …
Drive by blogging - internet sketchy here.
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Emperors Summer Palace then off to the airport yesterday. More to follow.
Xi'an is the jumping off point for the short drive to the Terra Cotta Warriors and so having a second day here after having been there was a little bit 'now what’. We started the morning off with a calligraphy class at a local art museum which also included a guided tour of the gallery by a very friendly and informative young lady. She not …
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