Super 8 Xi'an Zhongshan Gate
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... nearly around the clock to continue researching and restoring these iconic figures.
After making the rounds in the first hall we headed to the second set of pits which had another set of figures, these included cavalry units and carriages as well. It was amazing to see the horses because, just like the soldiers, they were given unique expressions and sizing. The level of detail that went into these statues demonstrated the wealth and power that Qin Shi Huang had ...
... below, seeing the relics which have been discovered in each. Also, there was a museum with more of the terracotta figurines which had been buried there - eunuchs, servants, domesticated animals and cavalry on horseback amongst others... everything the Emperor would need for successful rule in the afterlife.
Our second day outing was the one which we had been looking forward to the most in Xi'an and why we had made sure the city was on our list of 'must ...
One of the delights of having a Chinese phone is all the random text messages that are received.
I sometimes translate them before deleting, and they can be quite amusing.
Tips: in most parts of the province will occur during heavy precipitation, temperatures plunged 12580 Please remind you to keep warm. With immediate effect dial 12580 press 8 to check the weather, a chance to win IPAD mini, smart phones, ...
... though they were dancing. They did however let us bang their drums and take photos with them afterwards. This was fun! In Xi'an there are many homeless people and as part of the tour we were able to help out at a homeless shelter. We bought lots of fruit to the shelter and then helped to distribute soup and rolls. We were then given the task of handing out the remaining rolls and fruit after everyone had been fed. This proved quite difficult as ...
... sparked in me some interest in this minority. It was interesting to research, if any of you are interested. Day 2. Today at the Terra cotta warriors I asked our tour guide three questions. The first is "why did Qing Shi Huang want to get buried with a bunch of ceramic horses and soldiers anyway?" The tour guide said because of the belief that after he died, he would still be emperor under ground, so he wanted an army underground ...