China, Summer 2011

A line of laundry dries outside of a children's theme park in Shanghai

A line of laundry dries outside of a children’s theme park in Shanghai

A family plays in the fountains at Century Park in Shanghai

A family plays in the fountains at Century Park in Shanghai

Men play games in Century Park, Shanghai

Men play games in Century Park, Shanghai

A local security guard naps in the afternoon in Shanghai

A local security guard naps in the afternoon in Shanghai

An imposing statue in Century Park, Shanghai

An imposing statue in Century Park, Shanghai

View of Pudong from Shanghai

View of Pudong from Shanghai

A sculpture in the Jing'an Sculpture Park

A sculpture in the Jing’an Sculpture Park

A man strolls through the Jing'an Sculpture Park

A man strolls through the Jing’an Sculpture Park

Cosplayers have fun in Jing'an Sculpture Park

Cosplayers have fun in Jing’an Sculpture Park

A cosplayer poses in Jing'an Sculpture Park

A cosplayer poses in Jing’an Sculpture Park

A young woman poses in costume in the Jing'an Sculpture Park

A young woman poses in costume in the Jing’an Sculpture Park

Two men take a stroll through the Jing'an Sculpture Park

Two men take a stroll through the Jing’an Sculpture Park

An empty and abandoned store in Shanghai

An empty and abandoned store in Shanghai

Young women take a break behind the scenes

Young women take a break behind the scenes

Buddhist sculpture at Jing'an Temple

Buddhist sculpture at Jing’an Temple

Coins left for luck among the script at Jing'an Temple

Coins left for luck among the script at Jing’an Temple

Peaceful Jing'an Park, nestled amongst the towering skyscrapers of Shanghai

Peaceful Jing’an Park, nestled amongst the towering skyscrapers of Shanghai

The sharp contrast of Jing'an Temple in Shanghai

The sharp contrast of Jing’an Temple in Shanghai

An elderly man plays for donations in a Beijing Subway station

An elderly man plays for donations in a Beijing Subway station

A gleaming, empty high-speed train station in China

A gleaming, empty high-speed train station in China

Architectural details of the Forbidden City

Architectural details of the Forbidden City

Outer walls of the Forbidden City

Outer walls of the Forbidden City

A reflective stream running through the Forbidden City

A reflective stream running through the Forbidden City

An elderly person rubs a dragon head for luck

An elderly person rubs a dragon head for luck

A tourist takes a break in the Forbidden City

A tourist takes a break in the Forbidden City

The rock garden in the Forbidden City

The rock garden in the Forbidden City

A hidden river just away from the chaos of Tiananmen Square

A hidden river just away from the chaos of Tiananmen Square

Empty

An abandoned restaurant at the top of the Silk Market in Beijing

One of countless stairways along the Great Wall of China

One of countless stairways along the Great Wall of China

View from a gate along the Great Wall of China

View from a gate along the Great Wall of China

Misty mountains surrounding the Great Wall of China

Misty mountains surrounding the Great Wall of China

A young police officer stands at his post

A young police officer stands at his post

Tiananmen Gate

Tiananmen Gate

Young police officers march through a subway station in China

Young police officers march through a subway station in China

A man rests in the shade of the Tian'anmen Station

A man rests in the shade of the Tian’anmen Station

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