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Xi'an Starbucks

Green tea cheese cake? Yum!
Xi'an 西安, Shaanxi Province

March 20th 2012
We wake up to an alarm. This is the first time in days that we’ve had to be up at a certain time so we can get to Xi'an (Western Peace). Our interpreter, Melody, arrives at our apartment on time. We take a taxi to the Luoyang Lanzhou-Shanghai rail line station. The building is expansive, modern and bright. It’s also COLD. Nobody believes in central heat around here including the train stat ... read more
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