After the fall of the Tang Dynasty in 904 the ancient city of Chang’an fell into disrepair and the majority of residents left the city. It was not until 1370 that the first Ming Dynasty emperor renamed the city Xian. Today it is a city of nearly nine million people. A pioneer in software and aerospace research it has over 100 universities and promotes itself as the information technology outsourcing capital of China.
Anna bikes her way through the vehicle entrance to enter the old city.
She makes her way to the Bell Tower attempting to loose the person following her.
Unfortunately,between the industrial smog and the dust blown in from northern China, the air quality in modern Xian is poor.