Tang Ren Hotel
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... about the excavation and
reconstruction processes. It takes a team of 4 people 3 to 6 months to
reconstruct one warrior!
The second half of the day was spend stuffing ourselves with street food
from the Muslim quarter for a combined lunch dinner. We sampled all sorts
of things including soup filled dumplings, chilli and cumin lamb kebabs,
fried pastry and lamb concoctions, dried Sharon fruit, and squid on ...
... moats around their villages and they also had a ditch running through the village to show that men could only marry women from the other side to prevent inbreeding. From that museum we traveled to the Terra Cotta Warrior site about 30 minutes outside of Xian. We passed through a lot of farm land and one village in particular caught my eye on the way there. It was filled with beautiful Parasol Trees and it was a lovely site but the poverty of the people stuck out to me. ...
... on a reproduction warrior, full size! They've already done Obama, Putin etc. I could go on and on about the warriors, but photos will tell the story better. Will try to attach some to the blog once we have a chance to download them. We spent several hours there this morning, then headed for a late lunch, a visit to a jade factory, and then we spent an hour exploring the city walls of the city of Xian. The fortifications are very wide, ...
... seat, laughing at us and taking pictures.
The driver didn’t look too happy, and when we got to school he charged us six times the normal amount. It was still only 10 U.S. dollars while we all fell out of the car like a bunch of clowns. We were late to arrive back at school and were willing to pay the crazy amount to the patient taxi driver just to be back to the school safe and all in one piece. It was definitely ...
... always in sight. At times of the train ride, there were less people on the train and so less people standing. The train ride is long, and although we got seats, there were still people standing. People seem to understand how terrible it can be to stand, so often times, people will switch off and let someone have their seat for a while. Sometimes you just make a little extra room on your seat so someone can share it with you. If you go to the bathroom someone will take your ...