May Break 2012: Xi'an May 5th 2012 Thursday May 3
I flew into Xi'an at night. I caught the airport shuttle for 26 RMB into the city centre. It took about an hour to go in. I navigated myself to my hostel. It got exceedingly high reviews online and seems a great place by my first impression.
Friday May 4
I got a tour to the Terracotta Warriors, an emperor's tomb nearby and BanPo, a neolithic village 6000 years old. ... read more
Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an 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