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Big days out

Among a wealth of short forays in fascinating places, Traveller picks some of its favourites.

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China, Xian.  Terracotta warriors

Here to eternity

In Xi'an, Daniel Rath discovers the power of an army of terracotta warriors crafted for the afterlife.

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Risen from the ranks

As the terracotta warriors guard the past, Diane Armstrong finds a Xian very much in the present.

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'The train can go 394.2 kilometres per hour, it's the fastest train in operation in the world,' Zhang Shuguang, head of ...

Long-haul revolution

Steve McKenna takes the rough with the super smooth on a rail epic through the Middle Kingdom.

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Tripologist: Two cities, Three Gorges

In an upcoming trip to China we're looking at travelling by train from Xi'an to Guangzhou. We have two weeks in which to complete the journey between the cities.

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