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... and was a great guide. This was a remarkable trip and unforgettable experience!
On Friday we saw the Terra Cotta warriors. Anna, Chris, and I went to the second building first. We saw how they had painted the warriors and what they used to paint them. It was cool., I didn't know the warriors were painted, I thought they were just tan or reddish in color. The main building had too many people. They crowded around ...
... it takes the train to leave the sky scrapers behind when you leave the place, I’m guessing for here that will be quite a while. We have been struck by how many tall buildings of flats there are here, so many appear to being built all over the areas we have travelled in, any available space in the towns and cities seem to have tall flats being built on them, where as in the countryside, the little we have seen so far, all available space is taken up with farming, even ...
... think that about 750,000 people were involved in creating this - and many of them died on the job or were killed once the emperor was buried so as not to reveal the burial spot. (They hae found a pit with a lot of bones of corpses in it, not buried in coffins). Only about half the site has been excavated. If you were a conservator or archeologist in China, you would have more than your life's work here. It really is something to see. ...
... The warriors were standing on a brick floor which was the original. Each warrior was then on a small square slab. This has made it easier for archaeologists to know how many warriors there should be. No two warriors are the same and the detail in each is amazing. When unearthed, 98% of them had been smashed so it has been like a jigsaw puzzle trying to put them all together. Originally the warriors had a roof of timber and matting over them. ...
... pick 1 or 2 favorites--photos of your family with your Chinese exchange student? We'd like to have all of the families represented, and it will mean a lot.
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