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Hole in the wall  
   

Hole in the wall

This massive hole was punched in the wall to allow access to rail and bus traffic. This was the scene we had seen from the wall tour the day before. Huge crowds even though we were leaving for the warriors quite early.
Xi'an - at last, the terracotta warriors

August 22nd 2011
The last day of school was Thursday but we decided to wait until Saturday to leave on our last Chinese adventure. Friday was spent doing the last minute packing and cleaning of the apartment before we left it for the final time. Because we had no food left, we managed several meals in our favourite haunts. Took lots of pictures. Autumn, one of our favourite drivers, took us on our last trip to the ... read more
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