Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... The grounds are part of a monastery. On Sunday a long walk to town to visit the old streets of Xian, shops and stalls offer all the traditional goods for sale. The best area is the Muslim Market with lamb BBQ, noodles, potatoes all available for immediate consumption. The covered bazaar is crowded with locals and tourists all looking for a bargain. Dumpling feast and cultural show in the evening followed by a stroll to watch the dancing in the ...
... with but they do lots of different sizes. We were told that if we wanted to buy the larger ones they would send them door to door! They will make a mould of your own face and put it on top of a warriors body if you would like and they do a really good job. This factory also produces some beautiful Chinese lacquer and inlay work, they cost thousands of dollars but really classical Chinese furniture, screens, table and stools, wardrobes, chests ...
... the tickets, which was really crowded. Ada was in one line at first, then switched to another line. Then she called me over. She found out that two of the pits had no electricity. We had to decide if we wanted to go ahead and see what we could see or come back tomorrow and hope the electricity would be back on. She talked to a couple people, and finally we decided to come back tomorrow. The bus ride back to the train station took about an hour.
We then went to see ...
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My Mom got up from the table and then so did ...
... in a pit.
3. What the guards would have done if I had dropped my phone in Pit 1 and knocked off a warrior's ear or knocked one down and caused a domino effect. (This led to further thoughts concerning Chinese prison and if the United States Consulate would have been able to free me after I desecrated one of China's most famous, world renowned national treasures.)
4. My phone would still even work if I did get it back.
5. What I was going to do ...
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