Tianyi Commercial Hotel
Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... they were excavating here that they realized that the colors were fading so they stopped digging. This is the pit with the kneeling archers and horses. This was the inner vanguard of the clay army. I did see a wheel that would have been wood. You can see the beams from the roof just under the tip layer of dit left.
Pit 3 consists of the final objects before the emperor. These were actually found about a kilometer away but they housed the items with the other pits. The ...
... a well on his farm was at the exhibit today. He was signing the commemorative chronicle of the warriors. Of course we now own a signed copy of the book. It really is amazing that the discern was made...his find was on the very edge of the pit....if he had dug another 50 cms east....the discovery would not have been made. Despite the leaps and bounds in scientific methods and tools...this is still a tedious exercise. When you see the tumbled, jumbled mess in the pits you really ...
... I was given seat 50A which was a window seat, but then got changed to 40C which was an isle seat as she thought that it would be better for me. It was a funny flight as none of us were sitting together. Just before we started our taxing I was asked to follow the hostess as they were going to get me a different seat. I ended up right down the back with all 3 seats to myself, where I ended up sitting on the window and had some great views of the hills from outside the window. Not ...
... There are hundreds of warriors and the building housing them is bigger than 2 football fields and they are still discovering more.
That night Denise and I walked the neighborhood and came upon an area where they cook outside - restaurant after restaurant cooking all kinds of different ...
... The previous day my family told me that we would be going fishing--in my head I pictured a stream which we would be casting into, or even a tranquil lake, but China once again managed to suprise me. Though it wasn't unpleasant, it certainly wasn't the usual. We drove for about an hour to what can only be described as the edge of Xi'an and the beginning of rural China. The pool was manmade and was one of about ten other manmade pools. There were plenty ...
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