Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Wordless Wednesday - Double Happiness

You'd never guess, but I actually took this photo in Chongqing, Sichuan province in May 2008 - the day after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked China, killing an estimated 68,000 people. The epicentre of the earthquake was just 215 miles away to the west. Miraculously, most of Chongqing escaped the devastation and this young Chinese couple had double reasons to celebrate - they had just got married and were posing for their wedding photographs in the old Huguang Assembly Hall. The name Chongqing means double happiness...
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