Jinshi International Hotel
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... like 11 emperors tombs within its boundaries and they are constantly monitoring them to protect from tomb robbers. May be one day they will actually open one and find out if all the riches and treasures that are supposedly buried with the emperor really exist. The creepy thing about the tombs is that they are sealed from the inside so some of the workers were entombed alive! Off to the airport now for the last leg of the trip to Beijing, China's ...
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WE arranged with the guide to pick us up at 530am tomorrow for the airport and then wandered off to the Muslin markets where we tried some different food.
We tried little potatoes stir fried in 12 secret herbs and spices including sugar and chili, it was really nice, we tried some yellow cake stuff that everyone seemed to be selling. Jan thought it was awful but I didn't think it was too ...
... we "hiked", it was a very steep hill ha-ha, spotting a couple of camels along the way in between the stalls and got in line for the cable car up to the top.
After another steep climb in the cable car we finally reached the top, getting the most amazing view across the mountains and valley as we set our feet on to one of the wonders of the world. It is something that I will never forget!
We walked along the wall for a while before ...
Up at 5.15am to catch flight to X'ian, about 2 hour flight. Arrived X'ian about 10.30, very foggy. Met by Jenna our local guide, and Mr Sun our driver - same type of vehicle as Beijing. Jenna said the fog was 20% pollution, 80% fog.. Jenna is a lovely young woman, speaks very good English. She has a 4 year uni degree, majoring in English. The schedule was again very full. After a very big lunch (another Chinese banquet), we headed off to the X'ian ...
... tea set whilst I’m here, but I don’t want to spend too much, so I’ll see. I also am not sure how much weight I have remaining, so I might wait until I get to Hong Kong.
We then were taken to lunch at an apparently famous restaurant in the Muslim Quarter, where we had more dumplings. Mr Liu bought us 8 trays of dumplings, because he said that 4 (1 each) would not have been enough. However, there were 10 dumplings per tray, which gave us 80 ...