Orient Hotel Xi'an
Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... of the ancient Chinese civilization in the Yellow River basin area. It was also the eastern terminal of the Silk Road and the capital city of China for 1100 year, so there is a lot to see!
John again says he is surprised of the change in this country. Fifteen years ago, everybody had a bike and now, there are bike rental stations. After the ride we ...
... dam, as an ex- geographer it really was a once in a lifetime visit. The engineering and the mastermind behind this enormous ugly concrete wall is great! We had an English guide! We were super happy for that! She was a sweetie too, luckily she said in 5 mins what the Chinese guide said in 25 mins so my interest wasn't lost! I recommend this place to see how the dam has changed and saved so many ...
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Then Mrs. Flynn and Mrs. Confair's boys Hugo and Aaron came over to me. They are just the sweetest guysLove.
... them. Everyone ended up sitting in our part of the carriage talking non-stop for about 5 hours. Learnt a really interesting fact about china: because they made themselves so isolated from the world they began to find world news out a lot later than it actually happened. For example the man on the moon - they found out about 20 years late! And they didn't know about Micky Mouse until 1985. It's crazy how the government wouldn't let the country know anything about the ...
... of the discovery. The trenches the warriors were found in cover a large amount of land. Inside there are people everywhere and it's hard to get a good viewing spot by the railing. We eventually find an opening and quickly move in. Our guide explains the history of the farmer who made the discovery and the theory of why they were built by the Emperor. It's all very fascinating. There are fully restored warriors and unearthed pits still full of broken shards waiting to be ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Pets allowed