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 Angler waiting for a catch at the Xinan River - Tunxi district, Huangshan City, China

Angler waiting for a catch at the Xinan River - Tunxi district, Huangshan City, China

  A woman collecting chapati flatbread from a furnace in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple, where free food is provided for as many as 100,000 people every day - Amritsar, Punjab, India

A woman collecting chapati flatbread from a furnace in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple, where free food is provided for as many as 100,000 people every day - Amritsar, Punjab, India

 Bamboo paper factory. Bamboo paper glued with thin sheets of lead forms spirit money, later exported to China for use as offerings to gods and the deceased - Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)

Bamboo paper factory. Bamboo paper glued with thin sheets of lead forms spirit money, later exported to China for use as offerings to gods and the deceased - Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)

 Young buddhist monks playing Chin Lone (Sepak Takraw) in front of their monastery - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)

Young buddhist monks playing Chin Lone (Sepak Takraw) in front of their monastery - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)

 Children carrying milk through the narrow streets of the old town - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Children carrying milk through the narrow streets of the old town - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

 Men loading silk onto a cycle rickshaw on a narrow side street - Amritsar, Punjab, India

Men loading silk onto a cycle rickshaw on a narrow side street - Amritsar, Punjab, India

 A celebration of the lunar New Year. As in other southeast Asian New Year festivals, people splash each other with water, a tradition believed to bring good fortune - Hsipaw, Burma (Myanmar)
A celebration of the lunar New Year. As in other southeast Asian New Year festivals, people splash each other with water, a tradition believed to bring good fortune - Hsipaw, Burma (Myanmar)
 A worker of a small tea processing plant - around Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)

A worker of a small tea processing plant - around Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)

 Girls digging for small crabs in a dry rice field - countryside around Muang Ngoi Neua, northern Laos

Girls digging for small crabs in a dry rice field - countryside around Muang Ngoi Neua, northern Laos

 People in front of a decaying building in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India

People in front of a decaying building in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India

 A woman cooking in a small roadside restaurant - around Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

A woman cooking in a small roadside restaurant - around Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

 Muslim store owners and their helper waiting for customers - Amritsar, Punjab, India

Muslim store owners and their helper waiting for customers - Amritsar, Punjab, India

 A fisherman collecting weed from the surface of Inle Lake - around Nyaung Shwe, Burma (Myanmar)

A fisherman collecting weed from the surface of Inle Lake - around Nyaung Shwe, Burma (Myanmar)

A local woman earns a living by lending her giant Angora rabbit to tourists who pay to be photographed with it - Vashist, Himachal Pradesh, India
A local woman earns a living by lending her giant Angora rabbit to tourists who pay to be photographed with it - Vashist, Himachal Pradesh, India
 A Muay Thai fighter resting between rounds - Bangkok, Thailand

A Muay Thai fighter resting between rounds - Bangkok, Thailand

 Boys play with old bicycle tires - Phongsali, northern Laos

Boys play with old bicycle tires - Phongsali, northern Laos

 A volunteer dishwasher in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple. Amritsar, Punjab - India.

A volunteer dishwasher in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple. Amritsar, Punjab - India.

  Novice monks visiting Shwedagon pagoda - the country's most important Buddhist temple - Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar)

Novice monks visiting Shwedagon pagoda - the country's most important Buddhist temple - Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar)

 Buddhist nuns crossing the U Bein. At 1200 metres, it is the longest teak bridge in the world - Amarapura, Burma (Myanmar)

Buddhist nuns crossing the U Bein. At 1200 metres, it is the longest teak bridge in the world - Amarapura, Burma (Myanmar)

 A chief monk smoking a morning cigar at the monastery's dining room - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)

A chief monk smoking a morning cigar at the monastery's dining room - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)

 A colorful souvenir seller in Asia's largest market appeals to potential customers over a megaphone - Chatuchak market, Bangkok, Thailand

A colorful souvenir seller in Asia's largest market appeals to potential customers over a megaphone - Chatuchak market, Bangkok, Thailand

 A man taking an afternoon dip in the holy waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

A man taking an afternoon dip in the holy waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

 A vendor selling posters in front of the Golden Temple - Amritsar, Punjab, India

A vendor selling posters in front of the Golden Temple - Amritsar, Punjab, India

 A herder with his sheep crossing an intersection in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India

A herder with his sheep crossing an intersection in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India

 A street barber shaving a man's beard - Hanoi, Vietnam

A street barber shaving a man's beard - Hanoi, Vietnam

 Men sitting on a makeshift bridge, catching fish in the waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Men sitting on a makeshift bridge, catching fish in the waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

 A snack vendor in the entrance to his store - Amritsar, Punjab, India

A snack vendor in the entrance to his store - Amritsar, Punjab, India

 Kids cross an unfinished bridge connecting two parts of their village - Muang Khua, northern Laos

Kids cross an unfinished bridge connecting two parts of their village - Muang Khua, northern Laos

 A woman from the Hmong minority weaves a traditional skirt in front of her house, as her granddaughter plays with a doll next to her - Central Highlands, Vietnam

A woman from the Hmong minority weaves a traditional skirt in front of her house, as her granddaughter plays with a doll next to her - Central Highlands, Vietnam

 An old man living in one of the medieval temples of Bagan - near Nyaung U, Burma (Myanmar)

An old man living in one of the medieval temples of Bagan - near Nyaung U, Burma (Myanmar)

 Men unloading boxes from the roof of a bus at the main station - Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

Men unloading boxes from the roof of a bus at the main station - Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

 A woman on her way to one of the floating markets on the Mekong River - around Vinh Long, Vietnam

A woman on her way to one of the floating markets on the Mekong River - around Vinh Long, Vietnam

Angler waiting for a catch at the Xinan River - Tunxi district, Huangshan City, China

A woman collecting chapati flatbread from a furnace in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple, where free food is provided for as many as 100,000 people every day - Amritsar, Punjab, India

Bamboo paper factory. Bamboo paper glued with thin sheets of lead forms spirit money, later exported to China for use as offerings to gods and the deceased - Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)

Young buddhist monks playing Chin Lone (Sepak Takraw) in front of their monastery - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)

Children carrying milk through the narrow streets of the old town - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Men loading silk onto a cycle rickshaw on a narrow side street - Amritsar, Punjab, India

A celebration of the lunar New Year. As in other southeast Asian New Year festivals, people splash each other with water, a tradition believed to bring good fortune - Hsipaw, Burma (Myanmar)

A worker of a small tea processing plant - around Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)

Girls digging for small crabs in a dry rice field - countryside around Muang Ngoi Neua, northern Laos

People in front of a decaying building in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India

A woman cooking in a small roadside restaurant - around Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

Muslim store owners and their helper waiting for customers - Amritsar, Punjab, India

A fisherman collecting weed from the surface of Inle Lake - around Nyaung Shwe, Burma (Myanmar)

A local woman earns a living by lending her giant Angora rabbit to tourists who pay to be photographed with it - Vashist, Himachal Pradesh, India

A Muay Thai fighter resting between rounds - Bangkok, Thailand

Boys play with old bicycle tires - Phongsali, northern Laos

A volunteer dishwasher in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple. Amritsar, Punjab - India.

Novice monks visiting Shwedagon pagoda - the country's most important Buddhist temple - Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar)

Buddhist nuns crossing the U Bein. At 1200 metres, it is the longest teak bridge in the world - Amarapura, Burma (Myanmar)

A chief monk smoking a morning cigar at the monastery's dining room - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)

A colorful souvenir seller in Asia's largest market appeals to potential customers over a megaphone - Chatuchak market, Bangkok, Thailand

A man taking an afternoon dip in the holy waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

A vendor selling posters in front of the Golden Temple - Amritsar, Punjab, India

A herder with his sheep crossing an intersection in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India

A street barber shaving a man's beard - Hanoi, Vietnam

Men sitting on a makeshift bridge, catching fish in the waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

A snack vendor in the entrance to his store - Amritsar, Punjab, India

Kids cross an unfinished bridge connecting two parts of their village - Muang Khua, northern Laos

A woman from the Hmong minority weaves a traditional skirt in front of her house, as her granddaughter plays with a doll next to her - Central Highlands, Vietnam

An old man living in one of the medieval temples of Bagan - near Nyaung U, Burma (Myanmar)

Men unloading boxes from the roof of a bus at the main station - Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

A woman on her way to one of the floating markets on the Mekong River - around Vinh Long, Vietnam

 Angler waiting for a catch at the Xinan River - Tunxi district, Huangshan City, China
  A woman collecting chapati flatbread from a furnace in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple, where free food is provided for as many as 100,000 people every day - Amritsar, Punjab, India
 Bamboo paper factory. Bamboo paper glued with thin sheets of lead forms spirit money, later exported to China for use as offerings to gods and the deceased - Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)
 Young buddhist monks playing Chin Lone (Sepak Takraw) in front of their monastery - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)
 Children carrying milk through the narrow streets of the old town - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
 Men loading silk onto a cycle rickshaw on a narrow side street - Amritsar, Punjab, India
 A celebration of the lunar New Year. As in other southeast Asian New Year festivals, people splash each other with water, a tradition believed to bring good fortune - Hsipaw, Burma (Myanmar)
 A worker of a small tea processing plant - around Kyaukme, Burma (Myanmar)
 Girls digging for small crabs in a dry rice field - countryside around Muang Ngoi Neua, northern Laos
 People in front of a decaying building in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India
 A woman cooking in a small roadside restaurant - around Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)
 Muslim store owners and their helper waiting for customers - Amritsar, Punjab, India
 A fisherman collecting weed from the surface of Inle Lake - around Nyaung Shwe, Burma (Myanmar)
A local woman earns a living by lending her giant Angora rabbit to tourists who pay to be photographed with it - Vashist, Himachal Pradesh, India
 A Muay Thai fighter resting between rounds - Bangkok, Thailand
 Boys play with old bicycle tires - Phongsali, northern Laos
 A volunteer dishwasher in the kitchen of the Sikh's Golden Temple. Amritsar, Punjab - India.
  Novice monks visiting Shwedagon pagoda - the country's most important Buddhist temple - Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar)
 Buddhist nuns crossing the U Bein. At 1200 metres, it is the longest teak bridge in the world - Amarapura, Burma (Myanmar)
 A chief monk smoking a morning cigar at the monastery's dining room - mountains around Kalaw, Burma (Myanmar)
 A colorful souvenir seller in Asia's largest market appeals to potential customers over a megaphone - Chatuchak market, Bangkok, Thailand
 A man taking an afternoon dip in the holy waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
 A vendor selling posters in front of the Golden Temple - Amritsar, Punjab, India
 A herder with his sheep crossing an intersection in the city center - Kolkata, West Bengal, India
 A street barber shaving a man's beard - Hanoi, Vietnam
 Men sitting on a makeshift bridge, catching fish in the waters of the Ganges river - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
 A snack vendor in the entrance to his store - Amritsar, Punjab, India
 Kids cross an unfinished bridge connecting two parts of their village - Muang Khua, northern Laos
 A woman from the Hmong minority weaves a traditional skirt in front of her house, as her granddaughter plays with a doll next to her - Central Highlands, Vietnam
 An old man living in one of the medieval temples of Bagan - near Nyaung U, Burma (Myanmar)
 Men unloading boxes from the roof of a bus at the main station - Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)
 A woman on her way to one of the floating markets on the Mekong River - around Vinh Long, Vietnam