The Ba River flows just to the north east of Xian (Changan). The Ba Bridge was a famous point of departure and many poems have been written here. Like many rivers in China it seems to be drying up.
Early Spring East of Town 城東早春
The Flute Sobbing (To the Tune of Yiqin'e) 憶秦娥
Lǐ Bái 699-762 李白
Xīān (Chángān) 西安 (長安)