Tianyu Gloria Grand Hotel Xian
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Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... the country's First Emperor Qin Shi Huang founded his capital Xianyang nearby in 221BC and upon his death in 202BC he built a grand mausoleum with an army of terracotta warriors guarding it (but more about them later). This first emperor was the only ruler of the Qin dynasty, though the Han dynasty which followed also had their capital in the region where it would stay for over a thousand years. The founder of the Han dynasty constructed a palace in the city that ...
... you can't break me) so riding through all of the mountain tunnels were fun. We got there Sunday afternoon and went to dinner. My host mom loves to tell random people that I'm her American daughter, and I'm pretty sure everyone knows that now. She also loves to tell waiters that I love fried rice instead of white rice because I confessed one time (and only one time) that my family views rice as a waste of stomach space for the good stuff. My host dad makes really great fried rice, ...
... to slither in and get a foothold on a piece of the prime real estate by the front rail. They had an unobstructed view and all I had to do was get to them. I tried to flank the group in front of me but they anticipated and seemed to shift with my every move. I faked to the right, rolled left, and elbowed an elderly woman and just like that I made it alongside of Renee. As if sensing their defeat that whole group moved off to the next part of the ...
... Our indian pastor would print the lyrics in both tamil (longest craziest language ever, and malay) so it was very confusing
Bethany Stanbrough: what songs did you hear?
Caleb Tegtmeier: A couple different ones. "Because he Lives" was played about 6 times.
Caleb Tegtmeier: belted out the Chinese cause I could follow most of the words.
Bethany Stanbrough: nice
Caleb Tegtmeier: Things would have gotten ...
Thursday 4th October 2012
As early as we got going, it seemed the people of Xi'an had been on the go well before us – we drove past the museum to see the line extending the entire way round the block to get in! Amy & I quickly decided that we were not going anywhere near the museum today.
Anyway we got to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which sits in the grounds of a Buddhist temple. Have to say that the Chinese ...