Terracotta Warriors

I had been looking forward to seeing the terracotta warriors for a long time, perhaps that is why it didn't quite live up to my expectations. On our way to the warriors our guide explained a bit of the history behind the famous warriors. The emperor who built the terracotta warriors was called Qin Shi … Continue reading Terracotta Warriors

A Day Of Religion

If you know me, you know I am not religious. The closest thing to religion I would relate to is Humanism, which isn't quite the same thing. That being said I still respect other people's religions, I also enjoy learning things I didn't know about them and admiring the beauty created in the name of the … Continue reading A Day Of Religion

Cycling Around On A Wall

If there is one thing that China is famous for it is walls. We had just arrived in Xi'an after a 15 hour overnight hard sleeper train from Shanghai and couldn't wait to stretch our legs, which was just as well really given the next thing on our itinerary was to cycle round the city … Continue reading Cycling Around On A Wall