Terracotta Warriors! (and unfortunately Bicycles! too) March 7th 2012 My trip to Xi'an started with a bang (literally). The day we arrived, majority ruled and we went to go ride bicycles around the wall that surrounds the original city (approx a 14km ride). I didn't really want to (too expensive) but agreed anyways.
Worst decision ever.
It was going fine until my first bicycle got a flat tire. I walked 20 minutes until we found a bike rental ... 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