Train attendants in the train from Taiyuan to Pingyao on an early morning – Shanxi Province – 2014

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Inter-station Intimacy – Shanxi Province 2014

The welcoming Durian sales ‘men’ in the Togean Islands of Sulawesi – Indonesia 2014


A woman shouts out her order of durian fruits at the sales ‘men’, as the ferry passes by the small harbour – Togean Islands – Sulawesi 2014


Crowded Sunday afternoon in central park during winter time – Taiyuan, Shanxi Province 2015

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Crowded, but with a harmonious atmosphere, Sunday afternoon in central park during winter time Taiyuan, Shanxi Province

Sleeping with the Qashqai Nomads in the Zagros Mountains of Iran – 2016


Spring settlement for Qashqai nomad family near a meltwater spring – Iran 2016

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Sunset over sheep farmer’s family tents in Zagros mountains – Iran 2016


Seda’s Larung Monastery settlement during Winter time – Sichuan Province, 2016


Narrow Roads zig-zag through the densely populated hillsides, 2016


The Majestic Larung Monestary surrounded by SeDa’s, also known as Sertar, (aspirant) houses of visiting and resident LaMas and JueMus (female Lamas), 2016


Crafted with the help of family, friends, and fellow buddhists, small wooden shacks decorate the valley-sides, 2016


Colourful worshippers from across Tibet and surrounding provinces visit SeDa on auspicious dates, 2016


The morning sun illuminates the early-risers who start their prayers temperatures below -20 Celsius at above 4000 meter altitude, 2016


Panorama of Larung Buddhist Monastery in Seda – Sichuan, 2016


Young monks from the country-side take their friend for a walk to the Plateau grasslands near Seda village 2016


Typical Tibetan farmer’s landhouse in the country side of Yala Valley, near KangDing – Sichuan province, 2016


Buddhist Temple under construction with two women making their morning praying, 2016


Morning Dawn over Larung Monastery, 2016


Evening dusk covers the contours of SeDa’s Larung Monastery community in Winter, 2016

A yellow winter in Lijiashan and Qikou, Shanxi province – China 2015


Sunrise over Lijiashan village – China 2015

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Woman collecting meltwater from the village’s winter water source – China 2015


Statues carved out of the sandstones near Qikou – China 2015

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Chinese red plum orchard in winter – China 2015

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Almost deserted ancient town with houses built in the Rocky mountains slopes – China 2015

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Traditional Shanxi courtyard – China 2015

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Dating practices, initiated by Chinese Parents, in the central park of Taiyuan – China 2012

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Corn and hay stacks fill the Shanxi landscape in winter – China 2012

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Street scene in ancient village of PingYao – China 2012

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Red flags announce the soon to come Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) in Pingyao, Shanxi Province – China 2015

Arrack-attack in Rantepao – Indonesia 2014

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