Hanting Express (Xi'an Gaoxin Road)
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Let me just start by saying it was pretty scary. I went into the hospital for strep throat because there aren't normal doctors like in America (the doctors are in the hospitals, there are no separate offices or Patient First type facilities). Upon writing this I can't recall the name of the hospital but I know that it was one of the better hospitals in Xi'an and it was only ...
... when you are faced with the rows and rows of soldiers.
The on site museum houses additional treasures recovered including bronze horse and cart, and well preserved statues that still retain their colors. You can closely examine the intricies of each statue including multiple heads each with their own hairstyle.
If you only head to one place this should be it. Even with the crowds it's well worth the visit.
... under umbrellas when I realized that Karl, Bethan's husband was wearing shorts and a t shirt. The past few days when it has been in excess of 30 degrees he has been in long pants and long sleeved top. These English men have it all a bit mixed up I think!
The Terracotta Army or the "Terracotta Warriors and Horses" is a collection of terra cotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang,the first Emperor of China It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor ...
... tickets manually.
After a few grunts and groans from the locals Dee managed to skip through on the passenger in fronts ticket. Not me. I had to squeeze through to the right Queue, Rucksack on my back and Dees Rucksack hanging on as well.
It seems that Westerners are normally just waved through without any hastles. But I am normally the unlucky one so was waiting for another check.
No checks, thank god, so ...
... Small ship, as we expected. Cabin has a balcony, and the harbour looked beautiful as we pulled out, because all the buildings were lit. Not much of a lifeboat drill...there are no lifeboats, just vests, which Allen told us were constructed so that we could float all the way from Chungqing to Shanghai...ie for days. With that reassurance, we hit the hay, which sounds ridiculous when in China. How about we hit the barley? (had barley tea at dinner.) Anyway, you get the ...