Hanting Express (Xi'an Gaoxin Road)
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... Wall. The City Wall has been restored or rebuilt and it is now possible to walk the entirety of the wall in a leisurely 4 hours. It was interesting to have the ancient architecture of the old City Wall contrasted with the skyline of a modern city.
Thankfully, we are able to call it an early day. Time to rest up and get ready to go see the Terra Cotta warriors tomorrow.
(10,596 steps (5.24 miles) walked today)
... trying on the most comical clothing we could find, and it was time to leave.
In the evening, my host student had plans to meet up with some old friends, so I had originally planned on heading home alone but I ended up with some other American students and their families at a mall in another part of the city. For the third weekend in a row I found myself at Super Star KTV singing my heart out to old pop songs. Overall, it was a good day.
... slaves to construct a mausoleum for him in 215 BC. It wasn’t completed until two year after his death at age 49.
Each warrior originally had a real weapon. Soon after Qin’s death the tombs were entered, the weapons stolen and the tombs set afire causing the collapse of the wooden beamed ceilings and walls, sealing the tombs for 22 centuries. When the roof fell in the warriors were crushed. Many have been restored and placed back in their ...
... in bright red cloths, carrying drum sticks and cymbals. In just a few moments, they proceeded to perform a twelve minute music act. I, however, was not focusing on music at that point. My attention was stolen by the performers themselves. The passion, focus, and incredible energy made me realize how powerful this nation really is and how precious its culture might be. The bus ride wasn't a pain, it took us about half an hour to get ...
... laughed. She and her mom said thank you and then I was on my way. I walked the about 3 miles back to my hostel and then called it a night and just hung out in my dorm room relaxing on my computer.
July 18th - Off to Beijing
I woke up at about 10:30 again today and it was raining out. I decided to say forget the shower and push it back until I got to Beijing so I can take it before bed, sorry fellow airline passengers. I hung out at the hostel ...