Friday, July 26, 2013

Happy Birthday Qinchuan and Lele!

A staff member prepares ice birthday cake for giant pandas Qinchuan and Lele at Jinbao Fairyland in Weifang, Shandong province, July 26, 2013. The special cake is made of ice with apple, carrot and bamboo shoots.

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Lost Cities in China

Two ancient cities He Cheng and Shi Cheng in China were drowned in 1959 by a man-made lake and were forgotten about until discovered in 2001 by a tourist diving company. The cities remain intact and in good condition. The complete apathy of the government towards preservation of the ancient cities is shocking.