Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... the photos below. It is definitely well worth the trip out here.
Of course all of this happened about 1400 years before the Polos ever visited China.
The other photos are of a show I attended while in Xian about the Tang Dynasty Period, between 600 – 900 CE (aprox.). That’s two dynasties after the Qin. The show and meal were great. It was more like a Broadway Show than like a Chinese Opera.
The trip to Xian ...
... to pay for extra baggage. Our first touch of rain today - a light shower that lasted about 5 minutes and certainly not enough to wash away the dust or clear the smog from the sky. It was like a pea soup that obscured the sky, covered the sun and blanketed the entire city. Visibility was low and the fog seemed to settle lower and heavier with the rain. I wish I had the words to describe the mayhem of driving in China. As Mac commented today..the first road rule ...
... Lao Shi brought out a birthday cake as a special surprise to Allison Stroud, one of the NC chaperones. It ended with a big splat, literally! The cake fell, unfortunately, BUT it made it even more fun! People threw cake at each other and even ate it off the ground! It was a great end to the closing ceremony.
... hope everyone is well. Today was a very fun day. During the day we visited three sites outside the city using a private car and driver set up by the hotel. Our first stop was the Banpo Matriarchal Clan Village. This is an archaeological site and small museum containing the remains of a 6,000 year old village. The museum and site were set up very well and contained interesting exhibits. We spent about an hour there. We then traveled to the ...
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