Were dinosaurs alive...? August 31st 2011 As most China travellers know Xi'an is one of the oldest cities in the Middle Kingdom. It is one of the four ancient capitals, home to many great and important dynasties including the Sui, Han, Qin and Zhou, and of course the home of the Terracotta Warriors.
Xi'an is a city steeped in history, oozing culture and dripping with old world touristy charm. When I arrive, I step bleary eyed ... 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
'We shall not cease from exploration...' T.S Elliot.
Brit aboard, laowai, waigouren, wanderer, teacher, student. Keeping this blog, to keep friends and family updated on my escapades and adventures and because 'a traveler without observation is a bird without wings' (Moslih Eddin Saadi).... full info