Terracotta Warriors, a brothel and chicken feet. October 15th 2006 Hello again,
Well, we have definitely found our favourite place so far! Xi'an is a fantastic city. There are only 5 million (!) people here apparently so its got a really homely friendly feel to it. You can easily walk around the inner city walls in the day Its also incredibly affluent, we are just two minutes walk from Prada and Louis V! Obviously we haven't made many purchases in that part o ... 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
Hello everyone.....We're sat trying to set this up this site, trying to make ourselves sound interesting(no funny comments to those who know us!!) and doing some more planning for our trip which is nearly upon us....eeekk!!!
Hopefully we'll be able to update you with events as they happen (enjoyable or otherwise) along the way and we'd love you all keep in touch by phone and email....if you get the time!!
We're off on October 4th (not very scared!) starting in China for 3 weeks and as long as we survive the toilet situation and the chinese tradition of spitting everywhere, we'll then be off ... full info