Day 7: China Strikes Again…


Got up late, must have needed it! Set off in search of a subway line…stopped for lunch in Starbucks. Got subway and headed for Pagoda and temples. Feels weird outside the city walls. Some fairly built up places and other areas more neglected. Also feels as if a lot of people haven’t seen Westerners as…

Day 6: Terracotta Warriors…


Arrived in Xi’an late last night and after a tumultuous sleep we’re off to find breakfast and then getting the subway and a bus to see the terracotta warriors, and maybe some temples if we have time, but it’s already 10 o’clock so maybe they’ll feature in tomorrow’s day of pottering! … Just got back…

Day 5: Beijing To Xi’an…


Woke up amidst a sea of beeps and a restless sleepfor our last morning in Beijing. After packing, by which I mean a quick shoving of clothes and toiletries into my backpack, we headed out to a local shop for food and drink, which we popped into our backpacks. We picked up our train tickets…