posts tagged with Sichuan

The Red Cross Delivers in China's Sichuan Province

In May 2008, I went to Chengdu to help coordinate FedEx relief efforts after the devastating Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan province. The earthquake, which hit on May 12 at 2:28pm, registered 8.0 on the richter scale and demolished homes and livelihoods. In its wake, tens of thousands of people were left dead and those who survived were homeless.

My Favorite Place in the World

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Chengdu, China is home to many wonders. For me, it has the best spicy food in China, with both “ma” numbing spices and “la” hot spices. It is also home to beautiful mountains and forests. But Chengdu is probably most famous for housing one of China’s national treasures – the giant panda.