Terracotta Factory

First day in Xian. It was a beautiful morning. I was more glad because there were no restrictions on smoking. Everyone smokes there except the kids.DSC_0025

This is our asshole tour conductor. Yes, he looks smart but he isn’t. He tried to convince me to leave India and settle abroad. I told him politely that it is impossible.

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Initially, he was worth a cigarette lighter. I mean I used to borrow his lighter. Later when I got a lighter of my own, his worth vanished.

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My father trying out a headless terracotta mannequin. This is a terracotta factory. I forgot to mention before, Xian is famous for its Terracotta Warriors. The terracotta factory produces dolls and various ornate articles made of terracotta.

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These people also make furnitures and decorations made of lac like the one in the above pictures.

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Every piece is handcrafted and hence very costly.

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I’ll be adding the finished products in the next post

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