The photographer Charlie Xia showcases a rare, unique perspective on China's landscape.
Corn is shucked and smoked and the husks are saved for later use as fuel in Kathmandu, Nepal on July 7, 2013. (Sharada Prasad/Flickr)
Three monks hurry across the stone steps under a cloudy sky in Vientiane, Laos on June 20, 2013. (Samuel Chan/Flickr)
An elderly woman carries a basket of fruit through the fields in Godauari, Nepal on June 29, 2013. (Sharada Prasad/Flickr)
Three figures watch passersby serenely as they stand above the ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 2, 2013. (David Berkowitz/Flickr)
The streets start to blur on an auto ride in Bangalore, India on June 2, 2013. (R E B E L/Flickr)
A family whose home was destroyed in the floods of 2010 recall the tragedy as they pose for a photo in Pakistan on June 24, 2013. (Shiho Fukada/Flickr)
Feeling blue? Or red? Or green? The Beijing Water Cube can tell!
A man reclines in his seat and takes a quick nap alongside a market street in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on June 23, 2013. (Kurniawan Gunadi/Flickr)
In a new documentary, Robin Hood takes the form of a 28-year-old electrician in Kanpur, India, stealing electricity from the rich to give to the poor.