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... sort of American pasta). Then we tried to buy spices. They had no oregano, no basil, and bad sauce. We found the only sauce they had that wasn't spicy or ketchup in the entire store and brought it home. Then we added random spices that smelled good as well as some garlic, tomatoes, and salt. It ended up tasting above trash, which Matilde and I considered a Chinese success. Her host family really liked it and it was a really good day.
... piece, in the end I knew I'd never buy it. I did take a photograph of it though; this will comfort me when I think about that chest in the future.
From there it took about an hour to reach the park with the Terra Cotta Warriors. What I first saw was unexpected as the army was well below the walkway where visitors initially arrive, so you are looking down at the figures, nowhere near eye level. There are three pits (so far) that have ...
... Some lovely things with equally lovely prices. We loved a bowl that had great colour to it, but although we could afford it, we both figured we would have heart failure any time the grand kiddies went near it (or our kids for that matter).
Then we went to a factory where they were making terracotta warriors from the same clay the actual ones were made of. It also was a government store/craft place and also did laquer ware, had silk carpets ...
... will have to line up to go into the tower and your looking at about 70rmb. I didn't bother. Instead I rode all around the city looking at all kinds of things from a small slaughter house to a cat that lives on a motorbike. All in the busiest streets I have ever seen. It's madness, busses everywhere, motorbikes doing 20-30km/h coming from every direction, little room for complacency.
There is heaps to do in the city, and I am not selling it at all, ...
... had a lot of fun.
We had to get back to Xi'an early, as TieYi is being used for testing again this weekend. Now the middle schoolers are up for their high school entry tests. It's a big deal for them. Our school is again a testing site, so our folks have a day off. Yahoo!
There are pictures from the museum, some catching up photos, and some catching-up news from Tiffany, Danielle and Maki.