• Traditional housing in the backstreets of the city of Wuhan, in central China.<br />
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  • Traditional buildings along the waterfront in Macau.<br />
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  • A modern cafe stand next to a more traditional tower in the Xixi wetlands which lie in the west of the city of Hangzhou. This is China's 'first national wetland park,' dubbed as such to act as a role model to all other wetlands in China and to supposedly show how to effectively manage and restore wetlands, notably urban wetlands. Zhejiang Province. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman walks amongst the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A digger clears the remnants of an old hutong (traditional homes) in the Qianmen district, destroyed to make way for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man sleeps in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A family stand in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A woman training a man in traditional Chinese performing arts outside of The Yellow Crane Tower which looks over the Yangtze and the city of Wuhan.Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River.  2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A car drives through a hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district that has been earmrked to be destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A mannequin lies in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) off the main Wangfujing shopping street, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young boy practiced writing English in a hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district that has been earmarked to be destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A homeless woman sits in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A woman training a man in traditional Chinese performing arts outside of The Yellow Crane Tower which looks over the Yangtze and the city of Wuhan.Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River.  2008.
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Two villagers dressed in traditional clothes near the  3 Gorges.  The flooding of the three Gorges, by damming the Yangtze near the town of YiChang, has remained a controversial subject due to the negative environmental consequences and the displacement of millions of people in the flood plain. The Yangtze River however is reported to be at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. It is China's longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The wealth gap in China is huge as a woman scavenges for food in a bin in an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Niu Jie district, earmarked to be destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. Children play in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Dongzhimen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA.Wuzhen. The town of Wuzhen is located in the center of the six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, 10 miles north of the city of Tongxiang, Wuzhen displays a two-thousand-year history in its ancient stone bridges, stone pathways between the mottled walls and its delicate wood carvings all lying above a network of canals and small lakes. 2008
  • CHINA.Wuzhen. The town of Wuzhen is located in the center of the six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, 10 miles north of the city of Tongxiang, Wuzhen displays a two-thousand-year history in its ancient stone bridges, stone pathways between the mottled walls and its delicate wood carvings all lying above a network of canals and small lakes. 2008
  • CHINA.Wuzhen. The town of Wuzhen is located in the center of the six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, 10 miles north of the city of Tongxiang, Wuzhen displays a two-thousand-year history in its ancient stone bridges, stone pathways between the mottled walls and its delicate wood carvings all lying above a network of canals and small lakes. 2008
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