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 …
For a night in the train we sleep tolerably well. At daylight we are rolling through rugged countryside where all the rock faces are either horizontal or vertical. Exactly at 8 am we arrive in Xi'an having covered 1100 kilometres in 11 hours. Breakfast is at the hotel which is right by the city wall and old quarter, and then we are off to see the sights.
Currently Xi'an is the provincial capital of Shaanxi, but from unification until the end of the Tang ...
... that I did because there’s so much happening, and I never got to catch up on sleep the whole two weeks that I’ve been here.
We’re in the middle of our third week here. We’re all pretty settled in. We have routines down- in the mornings, during the school days, and when we come home.
We have 1 more month in Xi’an before we leave for Beijing. While ...
... rare shops in China which are expensive. A line of uniform looking soldiers/guards marched through the park. They all looked perfect in looks and weight. At nine PM, the musical fountains in front of the pagoda squirted water in different patterns in rhythm to the music. Lights changed colors too. The show was fantastic but we could not stay for the whole performance.
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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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