Three Wise Men
       
     
Forbidden City Crush
       
     
Fishmonger
       
     
Man Eating Noodles
       
     
Red Lanterns
       
     
Fish
       
     
Facade
       
     
Stranger
       
     
Macau Tenements
       
     
Rooster Pride
       
     
Urban Macau
       
     
Power
       
     
Three Wise Men
       
     
Three Wise Men

Porcelain statues in Hongčun village, a UNESCO site in China's Anhui province. The statues are arrayed in a merchant's home, and provide insight into the affluence that the merchant class enjoyed in China in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Forbidden City Crush
       
     
Forbidden City Crush

The crowds in Beijing's forbidden city are epically proportioned. The press of bodies was as interesting as the throne room beyond the open door. 

Fishmonger
       
     
Fishmonger

Amlapura in Bali's Kerangasem Regency holds a market each day for the locals. Visit for an authentic shopping experience.  

Man Eating Noodles
       
     
Man Eating Noodles

This rickshaw rider was eating a meal of noodles while he waited for his next paying customer. Keeping up energy levels is a must for these hard working men. 

Red Lanterns
       
     
Red Lanterns

The old centre in the UNESCO listed city of Tunxi, China.

Fish
       
     
Fish

Fish lined up in the fish market an Amlapura in Bali, fresh from the boat.

Facade
       
     
Facade

Saint Paul's Cathedral, or what's left of it, in Macau. The city retains its Portuguese architecture, but is very much Asian in its personality.

Stranger
       
     
Stranger

On display at the Maitland International Salon of Photography 2017

A small temple complex in the backstreets of Macau City provided a stark contrast to the tenement buildings. A young woman stands in the centre of the temple, mesmerised by the vibrant homage to Buddhist and Daoist figures. 

Macau Tenements
       
     
Macau Tenements

Old world tenements above a symbol of modern consumerism in Macau's old city centre.

Rooster Pride
       
     
Rooster Pride

A Bali Aga (original Balinese) displays his fighting rooster with pride. In Bali, cock-fighting (tajen) is legal but regulated and is generally associated with specific Hindu ceremonies.

Urban Macau
       
     
Urban Macau

Avoiding the Las Vegas glitz of Macau, we walked through the old city to a park overlooking these ragged apartments. The roof of a small temple and the hills in the distance remind visitors that the spiritual can coexist with the profane.

Power
       
     
Power

The Forbidden City dwarfs even Versaille. It really does capture the power of Imperial China in wood, tile and lacquer. This was taken from Jinshan, a small hill to the north of the Forbidden City.