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Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... called Simha-Qude. The next was the Wangfuge Pavilion which was once Prince Yong's bedroom.Inside was a huge statue of a god called Maitraya, standing 18 metres tall and made from one piece of white sandalwood. Remarkable. The next was the Suicheng pavilion which contained five Buddha statues and the statues of Indian scholars on each side.
I was intrigued by the fervent devotion of the locals. We were given a complimentary bundle of incense as we entered ...
Today we were spending the whole day travelling around the city of Xi'an, which used to be the political capital of China. We began fairly early with a bike ride around the old walls. Now, we didn't really know what this was going to involve - but it was ON the wall and it was great fun! We had paid to have a bus today to take us around, so it dropped us off at one of the gates and we climbed up the steps to the top. The city walls ...
... the school codes for proper dressing and the moral standards of dress that the parents have on children, not saying that I've seen some tight jeans or pretty alluring daisy dukes while here so far. Although there's the style of leggings or tights with the daisy dukes covering a little more skin that is also popular here and cute on the girls as well. Like the male conterpart, women styles are very simple but fit very well to them and very fashionable.
Babies however, ...
... restaurant for dinner.
The Cantonese-style food was very familiar - just like Chinese food at home, not very spicy or strongly flavored. Because we were with Cantonese people, we were given extra free bowls of soup, and a steamed lettuce and garlic dish, which was really good.
I was eating the meal and thought it was ok, but a little on the bland side and realised that my taste buds have adjusted to ...
... our trip to Xi’an occurred whilst we were waiting for the train when we saw the negative side of Chinese curiosity and the lack of personal space awareness. A little boy got his leg jammed between the metal seats in the waiting room. Attempts by his mum to free him only gashed his leg and caused him to start crying. This then attracted a crowd of 30-40 people who were fighting with each other trying to shove their heads in…. not to help, but so they could get ...
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