Take the 306 bus to the Warriors from the Train Station
The Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi’an were up there on my bucket list. Ancient archaeological site, with loads of history? Yes, please!
The pictures don’t really give a complete idea of how very big the site is. Three main pits, with more probably around and just under the ground. They have been excavating for more than 40 years, and are still making progress.
For an excellent short podcast about the man behind the warriors, Qin Shi Huang Di, check out the China History Podcast. The topics covered on the show are really well-researched and help you to wade into the deep river of Chinese history and culture without losing your footing too much.
A great day.
Coleen Monroe-Knight is a Colorado native who has left a trail of new homes for herself around the world. She's set foot in 30 countries and lived on four continents in the last thirteen years.
Her nomad homes are in Colorado, Chilean Patagonia, France, Italy, Switzerland, South Korea, England, China, and Iceland. After more than two years of not traveling she finds herself on a family gap year after leaving China. Upcoming travels in England, Spain, Eastern Europe, and ????????? this year.
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