A moment of calm before the storm.
On Shanghai’s busy Nanjing Road.
Terraced rice fields near Nghia Lo, Vietnam
Performers gather just prior to a ceremony outside of Blue Arc Stadium in Daegu, South Korea. Smiles and peace signs were standard reactions among teenagers and young people as their picture was about to be taken.
A brief look back at the 2008 Olympic Closing Ceremony in Beijing.
31 pieces from the permanent collection of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.
Even shoppers in China apparently get tired of buying all the things they make.
Turtles for sale at a market on the fringes of Nanning, China, a sprawling city of seven million many of you have never heard of. So it goes with many mid-sized Chinese cities.
I like to tell people that I once dropped into Bangkok just long enough to enjoy an exquisite lunch. It’s mostly true.
Today’s Pic du Jour, the 193rd (!) straight, provides a brief throwback to a late 2010 visit to the Ba Gui Agricultural Research Garden in Nanning, China, quite likely one of the biggest cities you’ve never heard of*. The city of 6.6 million is the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang …