Heads, feet and hands lie in pieces intermixed with horses’ rumps and legs – the broken remains of the Terracotta Army. Thousands have been renovated and stand with military precision in their ranks. But still more are waiting to be unearthed. Emperor Qin Shi Huang ordered the start of his Terracotta Army in 246BC when … More Ready for battle in the afterlife
“They’re kind of crunchy” said Dave from Manchester as he gnaws on the scorpion tail in Beijing’s busy Night Market. He adds, “I’ve tried the spiders, I wanted to give these a try too.” Hawkers wave skewers of the live creatures, legs still struggling to get away, shouting “delicious, you try”. Steam billows from pots … More Can you be a veggie in China?