Taxi to the train station to catch Airport Express.
They had a Popeye's at the airport- a really filling breakfast for 28 HKD.
Also of note- Gatorade can be easily found in HK convenience stores.
Airline changed it from a HK to Xian direct from 8:20am to 11:10am to where I was now flying most of the day
Cathay Pacific #6842 (operated by Dragon Airlines) 10:20am to Chengdu 12:55pm
Air China #4201 Chengdu 2:50pm to 3:55pm Xian
I arrived to a rainy Xi'an. Took packed public bus to the Bell Tower for 25 yuan, and then encountered the typical difficulties of arriving in a new
city- the dreaded negotiating for a taxi to your hotel. With the help of a local lady sitting in a nearby restaurant that spoke English, I was able to get
my hotel address written in Chinese, and then paid a taxi 30 yuan (I would learn with a meter it should be around 10-15 yuan).
One idiot wanted to drive me (and my luggage) on a moped- please go away...
Hotel Ibis Xian, $23 (158 CNY) Tripadvisor #5 The best cheap hotel room I've ever stayed in.
Included free internet- where I discovered mainland China blocks youtube and Facebook.
With the help of the front desk I booked a ticket to the show below, and didn't have much time in the room before making a dash by taxi to the
I really enjoyed the show.
Dinner show website Tang Dynasty dinner show
I had a club sandwich for dinner there for 35 yuan.
It was a collosal pain in the ass to find a taxi back to the hotel, in the rain.