Some reading material for you:
Pictures of lots and lots of Terracotta Warriors and their beautiful horses:
Here is a bronze chariot drawn by four bronze horses:
The surrounding countryside is beautiful and peaceful - the perfect place to be buried with clay models of all of your friends and associates.
The site of our last lazy susan feast:
Some pictures from the bus window on the way back to our hotel. I guess it's extra convenience to have the power supply so near to where you live!?!!
Wow, we have a nuclear plant here, but it's a good 20-30 miles away, and that makes me nervous enough!
The warriors are really cool, though. Looks like a fun way to end the trip.
The last day was one of my favorite days in China. The only thing missing was a concert!
Wow! I haven't been keeping up with the blogs lately. What a super special trip!
I've always wanted to see the warriors! I studied the history of traditional Chinese civilization in college as an American history credit (don't ask) and was hooked by the very idea of them.
Mike - I decided that I needed to reactivate myself blogging-wise so that I won't forget how lucky I was to be able to go on this tour.
Kristen - the very idea of them is pretty amazing. I really regretted not going to the exhibit when it was here in DC, but hey, I got to see the real thing, in China!
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