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Shanghai to Xian by train

Our first trip on a “Fast Train”. Travelling at 300klm an hour, they soon eat up the miles. The train makes a number of stops along the way but on leaving the station, it does not take long for the … Continue reading

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The Night Market Xian

We asked the receptionist where we would find a few restaurants, “Go to the Muslim Quarter behind the Drum Tower” we were told. So with only a camera in the bag we headed off past The Bell Tower and on … Continue reading

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The Terracotta Warriors

What a great day to go to see the Terracotta Warriors……….. Pouring with “bloody” rain… Damn !!!!!!!     Anyway we had booked the tour so off we went regardless. At 9.20am we joined another 14 on a small bus and off … Continue reading

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2. Our “Home” in KL

Mark and Kimi kindly let us stay in their condominium Pantai Panorama in KL. It is a complex of towers consisting of five, 18 storey towers and a total of 708 units, perched on a huge rock on the highest … Continue reading

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Xian

 Xian (“See ann”) is the capital of Shaanxi province in China and a sub-provincial city. One of the most important cities in Chinese history, Xian was one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, because it has been the … Continue reading

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