Home Inn (Xi'an Gaoxin First Road)
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... to the very top of the building where it is an open platform with thick glass floors. It was sunny and had a nice breeze at the top. Rebecca and I were both very high up and it was amazing to look down at the ground and have a 360 degree view of the city of Xi'an. The day was finished by Rebecca
taking me to The Small Cafe that had western food. We got chicken salad sandwiches, pizza, and French fries. It was a great meal to end a great weekend.
... 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.
It's raining cats and dogs today in Xi'an. Today we are going to see the Terra cotta warriors.
We start with a workshop where they now make replicas and where we see a demonstration of how the statues were made over 2000 years ago. The clay soil here in this region is what has preserved these statues for all this time.
The Terracotta warriors museum is huge and divided into 3 pits.
We are standing in the line waiting for a shuttle to take us to the 1st pit, ...
... got the same amount. After the first sitting they were allowed to have seconds so we took and refilled their bowls. Some of them were quite friendly and even said thank you in English which I thought was sweet. Others just snatched and were quite grumpy. One man in particular kept grabbing food off us as we walked past and we had to try to get it back. After their meals they could all queue for food which was left over to take with them. I ...
... husbands! Toronto and Chungqing are sister cities, by the way. Have been since 1989. I'm so impressed with the city. I find it beautiful. With it's many hills, and being on the river, there is such variety to the cityscape and terrain. Their highway have three levels in places, for city traffic as well as monorail. They also have a subway system, which is frequently above ground, and the monorail can go below grown, because of the various elevations. We made our way to ...