Travel to Xi'An June 25th 2011 Saturday 6/25—one week into the trip!
Thursday 7/7: added pictures; tried to add video of the bell concert but it was too big.
Up at 4:30, did last minute packing and emailing, then off to Xi’an—home of the Terra Cotta Warriors, my main reason for coming. The hotel packed us a box breakfast: sandwich (mystery meat that we all 'thought' was ham), hard boiled egg, water, and a ver ... read more
Asia » China 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