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Warrior  
   

Warrior

Little bit of terracota, little bit of fur and some freaky facial expressions for good measure.

May 10th 2008
We left for Xi'an in the 'hard sleeper' compartment of the train. This was our first experience of Chinese rail travel and it was fantastic. The beds were big and comfortable with three stacked on top of each other facing another three on the opposite side. If you are on the top bunk it's really high up and with no ladders so you have to climb up monkey-style using footholds that flip down from th ... read more
Asia » China

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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