Xi'an Garden Hotel
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Up early to put our suitcases out for the porters. Today is another factory and then the home stay with a peasant family. After breakfast we loaded up to visit a lacquer furniture factory. Again this is a chance for us to spend our money. The furniture was beautiful, with each piece handmade with no nails...all dove tailed. I found a beautiful …
Starting in on the second week.woke up early and watched the sun rise over the Large Goose Pagoda. Our hotel room oversees the garden and the pagoda. Dusk and dawn, it looks great. The day started with another factory showroom, this time for jade. It is very beautiful but very expensive so I only ended up with earrings. The Chinese women hand down …
... and then went to eat dumplings with Jessie since school was over. As usual I got many stares. This has now become a standard part of the day sadly. After dinner her parents picked us up and I slept again on the hour ride back home. When we got there I stumbled up to my room and layed on my bed because I was so tired, but I accidentally fell asleep and I woke up the next day at 5:30 am realizing I didn't write this blog in time. Sorry Jamie! :)
Written by Kyrie Kuker
... The Monkey King, etc) take the sacred scrolls to this city.
3. The Terracotta warriors are here.
So far it was a clear and moderate temperature day, so much better than Beijing! After making it to our hostel in the center of the city, we went out for lunch to get famous Xi'an food at Lao Sun Jia, a restaurant that has been open since 1898. This was such a confusing lunch! I don't know what it is about Chinese restaurants and having to work to eat ...
... over the years since the burial). They were too dull, they didn't have enough colour. We only saw 3 pits out of 600 which are known to be in existence (the rest have yet to be excavated). That means there are only 597 left to find. In Alexander's words: It was good. There were a lot of them and it's quite amazing that they are still there. In one of the pits a more recent grave was found on top of the Terracotta Army when the pit was excavated (the army ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsXi'an Garden Hotel
Located by the Large Goose Pagoda , the setting is beautiful. Staff is very polite and the rooms are very clean.
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