Special Feature: Sichuan Earthquake: Back to Basics

When one wonders over the wonders of the world like the Pyramids and the Great Wall of China, one wonders how on earth the ancient people come to build such great monuments. How on earth do they move such great rocks to such faraway places to build such colossal structures? In Sichuan , people go back to the basics. They used their hands! Read on...






Soldiers and rescue workers working around clock to rescue people still buried. Unable to transport heavy machineries to the remote areas since roads are buried by landslides, they often have to use hands to move tons of concrete.

Comments

Liudmila said…
I think: why they do not build the good houses ecc in the places where all natural desasters happen? So, the heroical and dangerous work would not necessary if the houses were secure...
footiam said…
Perhaps, they never anticipate that nature could be that violent.

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