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china trip – day 5 May 5, 2013

Filed under: holidays — daughterofdestiny @ 15:06
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10th may 2012 – guess what?! i found pictures from my china trip for day 5 in one of my pendrive. it was from a visit to shaanxi history museum. i think what i’ll do is to upload all the pictures minus any captions as it has been a year since the trip and i don’t think i can remember much from it.

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this is a really cool seal… multifaceted.

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the following pictures are from a muslim street in xi’an.

 

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i do remember these dumplings… delicious!

 

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think this is the drum tower (or was it the bell tower)

 

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picture from atop drum/bell tower… went alone. walked around under the hot sun.. but totally worth it.

 

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china – day 4 August 27, 2012

Filed under: family,food,holidays — daughterofdestiny @ 20:00
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8th may 2012 – we flew from beijing to xi’an, shaanxi province of china; to visit the terracota warriors and horses of emperor qin shi huang’s mausoleum.

waiting to board…

can’t remember which airline we flew with, but it was a local airlines. not too bad.

this picture was taken around zubashi street, near citadines central, where my parents and i stayed for the next 4 days, 3 nights.

on our way to muslim street

chinese muslim

dates of different grades for sale along muslim street

one of the entrance to muslim street

some snacks, i think

made from shan zha or hawthorn berry

car squeezing in between stalls…

we had dinner here

lamb with “bread”

drum tower

citadines central of xi’an, shaanxi province

another abrupt end…