Category: China

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 59


BLUE SKIES IN BEJING Our sightseeing adventures today focussed on some of Beijing’s most iconic sights: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. Clustered together at the geographical centre of this great city, these sites also represent the cultural and psychological centre of China. The […]

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 56


EMPEROR QIN’S MAGNIFICENT ARMY OF TERRACOTTA WARRIORS The Terracotta Army is Xi’an’s most famous archaeological discovery and is one of the main reasons we wanted to come to this city. Like the treasures entombed with the pharaohs of ancient Egypt, this collection of terracotta sculptures was designed to […]