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Xian Wall, Snack Street and Market Photo 6

Xian Wall, Snack Street and Market

July 14th 2009
Every city we have visited has a "snack street." In Xian the snack street/market is located near the Drum Tower and central Mosque. This is where one can sample pistachio candy, peanut candy (tastes like the inside of a Butterfingers candy bar), flatbreads, candied fruit and kabobs galore. No scorpions, sorry. After we returned from the Warrrior Museum we took a taxi into town for $1.40. We cl ... read more
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