TripAdvisor Reviews Northwest Fandian Xi'an
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... more "foreigners". What really interested me was meeting Australian tourists who were sharing the same experience as us. They reminded us of what an unbelievable opportunity we are taking part in. How often do you get to walk along the same path taken by other almost 600 years ago? After visiting the city fortifications, we headed towards an art museum affiliated with one of the 50 universities located in ...
... they wanted to go to the mall. SO we walked to the mall. Im thankful we did. For the first time since coming to china, I was able to get real coffee. It was glorious. What made it even better was the fact that the internet service here is fast. I can finally upload photos! It was very overcast this morning but that has given way to a beautiful sunny day. Later ...
... the way I bought a
fruit, as the vendors were peeling off the skin. I have been desperate for
something from the vegetable/fruit family but have been weary of how the plants
are handled, so once I saw the peeling of the skins I pounced!
We trekked the fifteen-minute walk in the
spitting rain to the gate entrance only to find that we had missed where to buy
tickets! We headed back to the ticketing office, which was clearly not marked,
... digging any day soon. But they have found and excavated several pits surrounding the tomb. And this is absolutely impressive!
In the main pit they have found the terra cotta army, this consists of around 6.000 figures; soldiers, officers, horses and horse men and more warriors. All the figures are made of clay, are actual man size and all were painted in bright colours (unfortunately the paint has faded on most of the figures). ...
... was in the bathroom for several minutes and my heart broke for her because I could smell the bathroom from.the.taxi. It was so very foul. As Heather was coming out of the bathroom, she threw up just outside the door and had to turn around to go back in. Oh gosh.
She crawled back in the taxi and we left again. I did everything I could to try and help her but really felt so useless. I rolled down the windows, I rubbed her back, I prayed and I tried not ...