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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Panorama of Larung Buddhist Monastery in Seda – Sichuan, 2016

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

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

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

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Morning Dawn over Larung Monastery, 2016

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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

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Sunrise over Lijiashan village – China 2015

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

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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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