Wan Nian Grand Hotel
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Yesterday we caught the bullet train to Xi'an. Traveling at 300km per hour through the country side... Amazing scenery through the mountains, valleys and hills on the 1500km journey.... The train was comfortable, smooth and easy traveling... Today was our tour of the warriors, I have been so looking forward to seeing them and they did not disappoint! Amazing to think that 2000 years ago the emperor had 750000 men build his tomb, that took over 10 years ...
We saw some of the nicest, artistic sculptures and pieces of art through Xi'an as we walked around the city.
Later in the evening, Ahsen took me to one of the malls in Xi'an to show me the World's Largest Indoor Waterfall. It starts from the top ...
... so we had no choice but to kick ourselves over a McDonalds breakfast. Over a McMuffin Vicky prepped Tash on the plan for arriving in Beijing, telling her that: a) we were going to have to rush across town to the other station and b) that she had to be more ruthless on the public transport: V- 'If they push you, push back' T- 'What if they're old or disabled?' V- 'It doesn't matter Tash, push back' T- 'But...' V- 'I'm serious Tash. Push back.' T- '...If they're children?' ...
... to see all of the students thanking their families and their teachers, and then the unbridled joy they had at the idea of finally finishing! It was a great time, and our kids seemed to really love watching.
The afternoon was probably the best part. We had our first tai chi lesson. Tai chi looks really cool, but let me speak for the group when I tell you that it is mighty hard to to do ...
... demonstration of strength, precision, and balance. I was pretty awed by it, and took endless pictures and videos. I didn't know when to stop because I wanted to capture every second of this--it was that impressive. People applauded wildly as the two men would stack themselves, having the dragon extend itself toward the sky, intimidating in appearance.
To finish, the men jumped off the tiny platforms onto the ground and walked around, chomping at the crowd with the ...