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16. High Ranking Officer, Terracotta Army, Xian  
   

Xian - The home of the Terracotta Warriors 16. High Ranking Officer, Terracotta Army, Xian

Xian - The home of the Terracotta Warriors

October 18th 2009
Day 475: Saturday 17th October - Walking Xian’s city walls Xian creates a good impression as soon as I step out of the train station. A section of the imposing city walls built in the 14th century during the Ming Dynasty are straight in front of me and for the first time since I left Huang Shan 10 days ago the sun is shining. What a difference the sun makes. I catch a bus from opposite the tr ... read more
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