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Riding along side by side  
   

Riding along side by side

Joe and I ride the 13km wall around the old city of Xian. They were old bikes with one gear and hard seats, it was 90 degrees with humidity of 1000% and the road is small bricks and bumpy.
X-ing in Xian

June 5th 2005
while Xian is most famous for the discovery of the Terra Cotta warriors, the town has much more to offer visitors. From the airport, our first stop was at the city wall, a 13 km square struture that wraps around the old city. The wall is very high and wide and thus a perfect place to ride an old one-gear bicycle in blazing 90 degree, 100% humidity weather. Undaunted, Joe and I head out. We qui ... read more
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