From street vendors of early 1900s Beijing to David Bowie in Japan, these are our most popular posts from the past year.
Life-size Pikachu characters, the most famous from the Pokémon game, marched along the city's waterfront street to kick off the week-long festival.
Taiwan Temple Festival on March 28, 2012.
Dusk at West Lake (Xihu), Hangzhou, China on March 7, 2012.
Spotted eagle ray in Mudhdhoo Island, Baa Atoll, Maldives on March 6, 2012.
Sunset in Pulau Labuan, Malaysia on March 22, 2012.
Travel photographer Sai Abishek captures daily life in Nepal.