China’s Ancient Silk Road

Look at any website, talk to friends and you will know that the three most popular sites in China are The Great Wall, Beijing’s Forbidden City and the amazing Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an (pronounced ‘she – ann’). For overseas visitors, the Terracotta Army is quickly approaching the No. 1 spot. Yet its existence has only been known for little over 40 years.
Xian Terracotta Army – By Jason Fairchild
As the Cultural Revolution was finally winding down, a group of poor farmers in 1974 started to dig a well east of the tomb of China’s First Emperor Qin Shi-huangdi who had died

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