The photographer Charlie Xia showcases a rare, unique perspective on China's landscape.
A dedicated fan cheers on the Sri Lankan cricket team in full hair and body paint in Colombo on September 18, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
Arirang or Mass Games, regimented performances that stress group dynamics, were held in Rungrado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea on September 25, 2012. (Matt Paish 2012/Flickr)
A dusky purple glow bathes Maiko Park in Kobe, Japan on October 7, 2012. (halfrain/Flickr)
A boy naps in a boat along the banks of Ganges in Varanasi, India on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha)
Halloween isn't the only celebration honoring the dead. Countries all over the world have their own ways of honoring those generations long gone.
Children horsing around during their day off from school in Shanghai on March 10, 2012. (jijis/Flickr)
Filmmaker Glenn Baker hopes to re-frame American views of the South Asian region through "Easy Like Water," a documentary about a Bangladeshi architect's quest to bring education to flooded areas of his homeland.
A man bikes through a flooded field in Laguna, Philippines on August 10, 2012. (IRRI Images/Flickr)
Stormy clouds gather above the water in Surat Thani, Thailand on September 14, 2007. (maistora/Flickr)