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Day 6: Xian July 5 - Thursday Today's excursion will take you to modern China's greatest archaeological discovery - The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, which silently guarded the tomb of China's First Emperor for over 2200 years. In 1974, a local farmer uncovered the first of three massive earth and timber vaults, while digging a well. The …
Day 5: Beijing - Xian July 4 - Wednesday Join our Culture InSites(tm) Program and experience the world of Beijing's Hutongs, via rickshaw. This network of courtyard homes and narrow lanes traditionally linked the old city. Tour the maze-like alleyways and neighborhood residences. See the locals as they go about their daily activities. Highlights …
... stance rather than in an attacking formation. The warriors were originally found by a farmer who was digging a well, and pulled out three terracotta heads. The government then built massive warehouses over the area before they started excavations. All in all, very impressive, and even after 30 years of excavations they still have an awful lot to do! Nearby they also found two perfect bronze chariot statues - almost life-size -which look fantastic. The museum ...
... the characters. He told me about Xian's cuisine. I have no idea how to translate some of these things into English well, so you're just going to get the Chinese names right now. 肉来馍，面 ;皮，羊肉ཚ 9;，牛肉面ʌ 92;糊辣汤. He also said Xian has special art, but he didn't expand on that at all. Xian people's pronunciation is a ...
... meat buns), fried mochi, and rice cakes. I loved trying the new foods and literally getting a taste of China!
We also visited the "Art district" where there are tons of tiny shops which sell different art works ranging from calligraphy, instruments, brushes, to jewelry.
On Wednesday, we went to the famous 秦俑馆 (Qin yong guan) (タラコッӟ 9;兵士と馬) (Terra Cotta ...
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