This Week in Photos

This Week in Photos

Lake Toba at twilight, the view from our waterfront cottage. The flies here grow to the size of small rodents. Flowers? Scarecrow. It’s difficult to tell by looking at the photo — and my trigger finger was a moment too late to catch…
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This Week in Photos

Rickshaw drivers watch taxis pass by. With so many green-and-yellow cabs on the roads of Chengdu, the slower, pricier rickshaws seem to be dying a slow death. Hens going to market. Pigeons at market. An advertisement for a popular Chinese ice cream…
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This Week in Photos

We’re on our last day of a two-week sidetrip through the remote mountains of western Sichuan province, a detour prescribed by our American friends Liz and Doug as an antidote to the smoggy, anonymous Chinese cities we’d called home for the…
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This Week in Photos

A travelling pomelo vendor in Chengdu. Look closely to the top right-hand corner of the frame, where one of the last remaining statues of Mao can be seen through the haze. Stacks. Shot… …reverse shot. Brothers. At the Xi’an train station. Cops.…
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