Friday, November 18, 2011

China: The Terracotta Warriors

After Beijing, we flew to Xi'an to visit the Terracotta Warriors:

We went to a factory that makes replicas, and the boys "dressed up" like a warrior:



And Caleb decided to fight one:


Our first look at the real Terracotta Warriors:






Pit One:












Wagon wheel (center):








They had one of each type of warrior on display in cases.

Notice the color on the back of his jacket...they were painted originally, but most of the paint did not survive:








We had a very memorable trip to China. It's still hard to believe we stood on the Great Wall of China and saw the Terracotta Warriors in person. We get to have such amazing experiences living on this side of the world!


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