A Travellerspoint blog

July 2014

Walking Around An Ancient Architecture Museum

Hey Hey and a Big G’Day toya,

Bread, I forgot all about the bread! In these little northern places it is all about bread and noodles.

After loud and freezing cold journey without sleep from Xianyang to Hancheng I arrived at 6:45 yesterday morning to discover that the first two hotels I looked at didn't have any kind of working internet, nor could I say much for their air conditioning and sure I believed them totally when they told me that it would be working later'.

The third Hotels Lan Line rooms didn't work but their two Wi-Fi floors worked a treat. Go figure that one out!

It was then time for breakfast and after a big dinner with Luo Wei and family followed by a four hour snack and nap stop in KFC waiting for the 2am train I am surprised that my stomach can actually gurgle any kind of breakfast sound. Once out on the streets I was greeted by an early morning sight that I had totally forgotten about since my three years living in northern China. It's like 'The Walking Dead' but instead of people walking around with bloody limbs, it was big slabs of thick bread.

I see it as bread of all kinds being the main course. Another other foods that are ordered are simply side dishes.

After walking around for ten or so minutes dodging noodle eateries and zombies with bread I found a little sidewalk guy who was serving small dishes of bean curd with peanuts and corianderand I thought hey, what a great way to trick my stomach into thinking its been feed which would then allow my digestive system to kick in and reack havic on the last nights feasts. And then it came, Here is your side dish of bean curd sir and here is your main course of bread. Honestly, I am happy with just the side dish Sir. Then I was slapped in the face by another memory of northern Chinese rural towns. There is NO no, when it comes to bread of all shapes and sizes.They take pride in their bread, it is the main course after all!So, where in the world or Shanxi am I now?

I'm now in Hancheng city which is best known for being the home town of Sima Qian (145 – 90BC). He is China's legendary historian and author of the Shiji (Records of the Grand Historian). Sima Qian chronicled different aspects of life in the Han Dynasty and then went about about arranging the country's already distant past into its proper Confucian order. A lot of good it did him as he was eventually castrated and imprisoned by Emperor Wudi after having defended an unsuccessful general.

Putting poor old Sima Qian aside,I actually came here for the architecture.

Hancheng is regarded as a natural ancient architecture museum and in addition to the Siheyuan (Courtyards) of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, it has more than one hundred and forty ancient buildings of the Tang, Song, Ming, Yuan and Qing Dynasties (618-1911) along with more than twenty ancient buildings from the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).

Believe it or not, that is more than any other place in all of Shaanxi.

I spent most of yesterday walking around the new city (well I wouldn't call it that) which is set upon a hill and today I tumbled down the hill and spent the afternoon mazing my way around the old town so all photos for this entry are from the old town, the Confucius and Chenghuang Temples. As for when my next blog will be, that I can not answer unless you want photos and descriptions of my very infected foot. Prior to heading off on the 2014 Summer 'Ancient City Walls & Temples' Beers N Noodles Adventure I HAD to buy new shoes but of course no one had decent and strong sandals so I made do with an actual pair of shoes.

A very stupid mistake on my behalf and I DO know better. Next time I will simply buy a cheap pair of sandals until I find better ones.

THE INFECTED FOOT INCIDENT

After walking my usual five to seven Beers N Noodles hours each day my right foot got blisters upon blisters and then blisters upon those blisters. Then came to 'bloody' blisters, but of course me being me always thinks, She'll berightMate, airemtomora....But I never did, and now it's come to waking with bloody sheets in the foot area and tonight it looks all kind of infected. Now do you see the hazards of having the hazardous job of showing the world 'The Real China'. All the worry about what if my plane goes missing (not that I ever fly), what to eat when there is so much to choose from, which BBQ to eat from, which beer to drink and now an infected and bloody foot. I think the fact that I had to catch a taxi home and that things are looking kind of red and yellowish in the foot area;

It maybe time to visit the doctor for another reason other than my usual yearly Visa Medical. It has been many years, but from memory I did have to visit the doctor for an ear infection many years ago. That was back in Shaowu when I had an ear ache and woke with blood on my pillow. Then I had Ling Ping (Joyce) to help take care of me and it took a week of sitting in the hospital for several hours each evening with a Medical Vitamin drip in my arm and a hell of a lot of natural Chinese medicine. I think though that in ten years, that being the only time I've had to visit the doctor/hospital is pretty remarkable, especially when you look/think about all of the places I visit each year.

Yes, when your bubbles pop and its not liquid clearish water, But red with yellowish colours, it is time to stop being a typical male.

The guy lugging all of that cardboard, we kept meeting up at different parts of the old town. He continually added more and more boxes to his load and he/they are what are known as human donkey's and honestly it is so sad that he must do this to survive. I tried to offer some money, enough to maybe give him a few weeks off as the load that he is pulling will actually not pay much at all. He must do this continually each and every day to survive. I for one can say that just standing there and drinking a bottle of water with him and those like him are some of THE most memorable moments of my time in China. A simple bottle of water and he was so happy. He was too proud to accept money but I do believe the people of the old town respect him as store owners would come out as he sloooooooowly passed by and offered him water as did I. He'd drink some and store others, I'm thinking for his family but the one thing he would accept was help from the children.

They'd race out and gather in groups and push like mad demons. After a block he'd stop and thank them and off he'd go again. I see 'Him' in each place I live and visit. It is always heartbreaking.

HANCHENG CONFUCIUS TEMPLE

Confucius, a great thinker and educator in ancient China, was respected by monarchs of many dynasties since Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD). The name of the temple changed with Confucius' honorary names again and again. It has been called Wen Miao, Fuzi Miao, Xianshi Miao and was finally named Confucius Temple in the Ming and Qing Periods (1368-1911).

It was specially built for offering sacrifices to Confucius.It is the third largest Confucius Temple in China.

Beers N Noodles toya…..shane

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Hancheng Old Town & An Infected Foot

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The Xianyang Museum & A Sad Goodbye to Luo Wei

Hey Hey and a Big G’Day toya,

Guess what! I sat my learners permit test and I was promoted to 'Designated Pram Pusher'.

Each evening when we all headed out for Beers N Noodles N BBQ I was given the reins. Give me a pram and I'll find a race track! We were doing bunnyhops, cross overs, mono's, pancakes, endos you name it. I wanted to go out and buy a pram with a full chromolly frame with tuffs, a double gooseneck, snakebelly tires and put Red Line, Mongoose or Diamond Back stickers on it.

It was rad, we were like BMX Bandits going freestyle. It's 12:3am and I am sitting in Mc Donald's waiting for the 2am east bound train.

As usual I am sipping my ElcheapO coffee and writing a blog but not really feeling up to the task. It was hard to say good bye to Luo Wei because when we caught up it was one of those special moments where if feels as though you are continuing the last conversation you had in person. So at the moment I'm feeling rather sad inside which is tiny compared to what she will be feeling tomorrow.

Her husband has not worked since their baby was born (two months ago) and I actually think he took a month off prior to the birth. He has been there for her each and every day as has his mother who now lives with them. But tonight we part again and her husband will fly to Anhui Province to work for around six months only to return several times during so this will be the first time she will really be alone as a new mother. Catching up with Luo Wei again in person after so many years between the end of our relationship and the present was emotional for the both of us and after spending the last week together I can honestly say that we did a great job!

I'll miss you my sweet friend xoxox

So Luo Wei and I were sitting on the couch yesterday morning going through some of my previous days photos and there was one of a temple that she did not know. For those that don't remember or know, she was raised in a very small and poor village temple by Buddhists Monks so like me when it comes to travelling together she becomes 'Spectempletacular'. As her and hubby moved to Xianyang just prior to birth they both don't really know much about the city other than the fact that it;

Was where Xian used to be and is no longer.

We had been talking for most of the afternoon so as time had drifted away I choose the Xiangyang Museum for the photo's on her computer and as I raced out the door she yelled out 'Take Bus 13' from up the road and around the corner near the bridge. Over the past week we had pieced together a 'Mud Map' (crude lines and squiggles on a napkin) so this made sense to me.

After catching two Bus 13's and a Tuk Tuk and having no luck (the museum supposedly didn't exist) I decided to go shoe hunting (again) and try my luck at finding 'My Shoes', the only ones that can fit both my feet comfortably without hurting my right foot and causing a million blisters each day. As usual I had no luck and just as I was about to head to McDonald's for a coffee I stopped mid step and the Museum Photo from Luo Wei's computer came to mind as did my photo of the temple she didn't know.

It was the same damn picture!

THE XIANYANG MUSEUM

The renovated building was once a Confucian temple area of the Ming Dynasty era (1368-1644), and it retains some of the look of a Confucian temple. The best artifacts in the collection are the bronze vessels and pieces of art and the Western Han Terracotta Army. Some of the Terracotta Army pieces retain much of the original color, so visitors can see how people looked 2,000 years ago. There are 9 halls and a newly opened "Stele Corridor".

The 9 halls house a collection of Han and Qin Empire artifacts and teach about the history of the two empires. The first three halls contain Qin Empire relics including jade objects, potteries, and written records. The fourth hall contains modern painting and calligraphy. The Han Empire Terracotta army is in the fifth and sixth halls. The 3,000 terracotta statues were excavated in Xianyang in 1965. They give an idea of how the Han people used to dress. The seventh, eighth and ninth halls contain the biggest sitting bronze Buddha statue of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) as well as other religious and cultural relics. The stele corridor contains steles with inscriptions.

THE QIN AND HAN EMPIRES

Qin Shi Huang who was the first emperor of the Qin Empire was ruthless, but he succeeded in making the area's first big empire that stretched from Korea to areas south of the Yangtze River. It covered most of Central China north of the Yangtze River. During that time, the various cultures and countries in the area were merged together. He used the human labor to build huge construction projects. He also destroyed much of the religious and philosophical texts of his time as he tried to wipe out opposition, so the Han Empire that emerged from the Qin Empire had a standard of philosophical and religious ideas. The Qin Dynasty wasn't popular, and it lasted for only fifteen years.

The next dynastic clan called the Western Han Dynasty lasted for much longer.

It lasted more than 200 years. The people in the empire were much more prosperous, and the population grew substantially. The population in the Qin Empire collapsed due to the warfare and purges. The Western Han Empire also added territory, so it was much bigger. Members of the Han Dynasty built a terracotta army that resembles the better known Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang Di's mausoleum. About 3,000 statues of the Western Han are on display in the fifth and sixth exhibition halls. They are arranged in formation. The mock army is more than 2,000 years old.

Beers N Noodles toya…..shane ___________________________________________________________

The soundtrack to this entry was by Eddy Current Suppression Ring The album was 'ST & Primary Colours' ____________________________________________________________

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The Last Several Days With Luo Wei & Little Baby

Hey Hey and a Big G’Day toya,

So you have heard of Xian city;

You know, Terracotta Warriors and city walls.

It wasn't until Luo Wei moved to Xianyang city last year after getting married that I first heard the name. So strange when I lived near Xian for two years and was in Xian almost every weekend. But then again, if I had of flown to Xian once in all the time I've been in China I probably would have heard of it as it serves as Xians airport city.

However, if you know a bit of Chinese history, you´ll know that this is where Xi'an city was once located for several dynasties, not at it´s present position thirty kilometers further south. Xianyang also served as China's first ancient capital city as the first feudal dynasty in Chinese history (the Qin Dynasty, two thousand years ago) made it their capital and historically it then went on too serve as the capital for thirteen dynasties as the Qin Emperor went around unifying China.

Just saying!

So, the last few days.

It's been awesome to catch up with Luo Wei again after so many years. My bedroom is on their big comfy couch where I sit up watching movies until some ungodly hour of the morning. Hey, they have several Movie Channels and a huge flat screen TV which is not something I'm prepared to waste. They live across the river where there are now many HUGE apartment complexes. They have their own schools, doctors, little supermarkets, noodle bars, beer bars etc. I've never been to such a complex, it's like its own little town, you never really have to leave. There are no hotels across the river and taxis don't go down as far as their complex so they happily said, Hey, looks like you're camping with us. Around six in the morning Hubby's mother rises to get the days food ready and do yesterdays washing so I movie into the spare room where she lives and sleep until midday as after breakfast Luo Wei goes back to bed to feed and do what ever else new mothers do. We then all meet up for lunch and they then go about their day playing with baby etc.

The afternoon is far too hot for them as it is forty degrees every day.

Absolutely perfect weather for me!

I then spend the next many hours out snacking my way around the ancient little streets finding new things each day. Today I was invited into the new Art Museum which has been built in the old riverside pagoda. It is still being refurbished and they are still waiting on a lot of art and scrolls to arrive so it will be several months before it is opened. I got my own personal tour by two young beauties. They saw me come to the front entrance wanting to know if I could climb the pagoda and thankfully once of them was an art student who has just graduated so she wanted to practice her 'Art/Tour English'.

She was very nervous at first but settled down and did a very good job.

The River Photos: all of the photos taken along the river are from the 'city' side of the rver, so all the buildings are the new huge apartment complexes/towns. The first photo beneath the writing is of Luo Wei' building which is one of many in her complex.

Beers N Noodles toya…..shane

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The soundtrack to this entry was by Stone Temple Pilots

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The Super Sneaky Temple Girl Reunion

Hey Hey and a Big G’Day toya, Anyone remember Luo Wei?Raised in a tiny village temple. We met on a busy road near the north gate of Kaifeng City many years ago and spent the following three years together. At the time she worked in Xian City so I moved to a small mountain school three hours bus ride away and visited her in Xian each weekend. We travelled much of northern China together and she sneakily snuck down to Fujian Province several times after I moved to the far north western mountain regions. She had no father and her mother is strictly traditional Chinese. After a few years it became apparent to us that unless we eloped there was to be no future together and if we were to have she would have lost her family. She had never seen the sea before so just as some plan their wedding we planned our separation and spent several weeks together by the seaside in Shandong Province before she boarded the train back to Kaifeng city to be with her family. We have kept in touch usually once a month/fortnight etc ever since and sometime between then an now a husband who suited was found and mother was happy. A month ago she gave birth to a baby boy and both her and her husband invited me back to the north of China to meet their new baby. When her mother found out I was coming to visit she then invited me to the large family lunch/dinner to celebrate the birth. You see, it was never that her mother hated or disliked me, she was just to traditional Chinese and worried that her little girl would be taken away. It was a difficult time for both her and her Luo Wei as she grew and was raised in a tiny village temple. Her mother couldn't afford to feed her let alone clothe her. But all worked out well in the end and those Monks did something right as she topped her uni with her final scores and that same university offered her a teaching position the following semester. Beers N Noodles toya.....shane

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Mosque, Church & Hutong Adventure

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Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure


Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

Mosque Church & Hutong Adventure

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