Underground army

The underground army covers an area of 19120 square meters, that is, as big as more than 50 basketball courts, which has over 8000 “soldiers and horses”. In the underground with a depth of 5 meters there is a wall every 3 meters, “the soldiers and horses” were neatly arranged in the hallway.

In fact, it’s the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, a category of ancient tomb sculptures made of terracotta soil, in the shape of chariots, horses and soldiers, and as big as life; this large underground army located in China’s Xi’an city, is a part of the mausoleum of Qin Emperor, known as “the eighth wonder of the world”.

According to historical record, the construction of this mausoleum began in 259 BC, after lasting for 58 years, had to stop because of a war, but this underground army ( a part of all burial pits), still unparalleled in the world.

Underground army

Underground army

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Phoenix old Town

Phoenix Town with a history of more than 2000 years, Louis Eli, a famous writer in New Zealand, praised it as the most beautiful town of China: the ancient town gate built with purple sand stones, the unique stilted buildings along a river as well as the old courts built in 700 years ago… here is not only beautiful, but also has a rich ethnic custom of Miao tribe and Tujia tribe.

Local bars are numerous but small, combining Chinese style and Western style, everywhere are creative graffiti and personalized jewelry; look out of the windows of stilted buildings, feeling like an untouched paradise on earth; besides, local batik and tie dyeing are also very unique, elemental and primeval, has a pure artistic style.

Nearby there are many Miao-tribe villages, you can go and see, if happens to a market day, the view are various national clothing, bright and colorful. And outside the town, there is also a national forest park, an underground art palace, an old town built in AD 700 or so, as well as a part of Great Wall etc….

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Phoenix old Town

Phoenix old Town

They fought to defend their way of life . . .

A balanced diet . . .

http://tr.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Armstrong_Custer25 June 1876. Just a few days short of the first centennial of the United States. It took several days for the news to spread to the east coast. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer (Bvt. Major General) and many of his his 7th Cavalry had been annihilated at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana. George Custer – the ‘poster boy’ of the US Army, hero of the Civil War, renowned Indian fighter – defeated? How had this come about? Who should be the scapegoats, if any?

The Great Plains Indian Wars of the 1860s and 70s (and beyond) were, to a certain extent, a consequence of Custer’s own ego and sense of destiny. He had led an expedition into the Black Hills and discovered gold, which led to a massive influx of miners and settlers in contravention of the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie.

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sitting_Bull#mediaviewer/File:En-chief-sitting-bull.jpgUp against Custer on…

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Where’s The Creativity Gone?

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I’m sick of it. The end of my tether has been well and truly reached. I am absolutely consummated. I have been left wondering, if every single boy I got involved with, had his creativity, imagination and zest for life sucked out of him at birth.

What is it with men? What is their obsession with ‘going for drinks’. What is the downright infatuation with sitting in a loud, noisy bar and drinking rosé and making small talk? Because to be honest, I’m not really up for.
It’s fine once, maybe twice, but all the time? No thank you. Going for cocktails or wine is what I do with my friends, after a stressful week at work when I’m in need of a mammoth gossip and catching up session.
I want a man to take me to a random pub in the countryside, or to the zoo, or a farm…

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