Wat Panping is one of the many small wats in the Old City of Chiang Mai.
A hot, late afternoon sun is beating down on these Chiang Mai girls as they make their way home from school.
These women are taking it easy on a warm day at Wat Lam Chang in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
This stupa stands in Wat Muen Lan, a small temple in the eastern part of Chiang Mai’s Old City.
These lovely orchids bloom on the grounds of a Buddhist wat in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Thai Buddhism sees elephants as auspicious; this elephant statue stands at the entrance of a wat in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Wat Saen Mueang Ma Luang is one of the many Buddhist sites in Chiang Mai’s Old City. I love the elephant off to the left.
Lunch time for a group of school girls in the Old City of Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Nanlouguxiang is a street designed for tourists in central Beijing. It features traditional looking buildings, which may or may not look like Beijing buildings used to look, pricey shops, bars, cafes, and a few restaurants, and lots of tourists, mostly Chinese. A local resident does some window shopping on a cold Beijing day that has kept most of the usual throng of visitors at home.