Giant Pandas in China’s Bifeng Valley

Giant Pandas in China’s Bifeng Valley

The most popular giant panda sanctuary in China was badly damaged by the 2008 earthquake in the region. Many of the pandas were rehoused in another beautiful area of the country not far away — the Bifeng Valley. Tourists have the opportunity to visit them there and...
The Joys of Jade

The Joys of Jade

The Chinese know all about the joys of jade. They treasure it as though it were gold or diamonds. It not only has financial worth; it is also highly symbolic and has been processed for many different uses in the country for at least 12,000 years. In China, jade is as...