Wan Nian Grand Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... were reasonable - and best of all, there was no need to follow the
person with the red lollypop on the stick.
Next we had a rickshaw/ tricycle ride which was better than
the one in Beijing as the scenery was very pretty beside a river then along the
main street of the town. Then it was off to a local place to have dumplings,
spring rolls and noodles - seriously over Chinese food at this point - and next
we were driven to a water town called ...
... for groceries with my host mom that day too. I got some fruit, juice, and some snacks. Then, for dinner I went to a Chinese restaurant and ate salad dumplings, and some soup.
Going to school in China was a lot of fun. Many of the students wanted to make friends with us. A lot of students were kind and outgoing. School hours are longer, but I like that we get a three hour break for lunch. I got to learn many different things like crafting, calligraphy, Tai Chi, ...
At Beijing West railway station we boarded a high speed bullet train, capable of speeds up to 294km/h, to travel to our next destination, Xi'an. The train journey was smooth and very comfortable, something we would recommend to those travelling around China as an alternative to flying. In just over 5 hours we had arrived in Xi'an, yet another developed and buzzing Chinese city.
It seems like China has spent a great deal of time and ...
I am writing this entry with a pen I bought from the stationary store next to the school, and it offers the wise words "A cat has nine lives! You know a cat has nine lives." This pen store has been one of my favorite spots to visit during a normal school day, along with the smoothie shop. Every day the students have a noon break, so we gather a gang of two or more Americans and head ...
... which is an extremely powerful view. You could just imagine the power that came from yielding armies of this size and it was neat being able to picture yourself as their leader. Another interesting point of the terra cotta warriors was that they were all individual because the workers all made the statues look like each other because they knew they were going to be killed after the construction of the statues and they wanted to immortalize each other; some of them even left ...