- It'll be mid-winter, and I hear that it's bloody cold!
- The travel times between these three cities is significant, though we plan to take sleeper trains.
- I'm concerned about where, and how long, to stay in Xi'an. We're obviously going to visit the monumental tomb of Qin Shi Huang, but I gather that the city of Xi'an itself might be just a big concrete smokey disappointment.
Friday, February 2, 2007
Where to go in China?
Our plan is to spend three weeks in China, flying into Beijing and out of Shanghai, and going to Xi'an somewhere along the line. We're really looking forward to a week or so in both Beijing and Shanghai, but I have a few concerns: