The photographer Charlie Xia showcases a rare, unique perspective on China's landscape.
A Buddhist statue watches from above in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 10, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
A hidden inlet glistens with clear green waters in El Nido, Philippines on July 15, 2013. (Andy Enero/Flickr)
A painted teal pattern decorates a mosque in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan on June 29, 2013. (Christopher Rose/Flickr)
Colorful prayer ribbons and medals adorn the Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia on July 15, 2013. (ansel.ma/Flickr)
A rower makes his way along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India on May 6, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
Festivities commemorating Shravan, the holiest month of the Hindu calendar, are well underway in Nepal.
An intricately carved column stands in the Banteay Srei Temple in Angkor, Cambodia on March 4, 2013. (Susanna Cesaro/Flickr)
A fisherman balances precariously while rowing with his legs in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar on May 9, 2013. (Fabio/Flickr)
A Black-naped Blue Flycatcher sits amongst the treetops at Taipei Botanical Garden in Taiwan on January 30, 2013. (John&Fish/Flickr)
Watch a clip from Aslan's 2010 Asia Society appearance in which he boldly takes on Islamophobes and offers a witty response to the "unprecedented" wave of anti-Muslim prejudice he saw sweeping the U.S. in 2010.