The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
A view from the bottom of a cylindrical building in Lai Tak Tsuen, one of the first public housing estates in Hong Kong, on May 1, 2014. (yukikei/Flickr)
Against Nepal's mountainous skyline, multicolored residencies populate the land. (Eugene Kaspersky/Flickr)
Traditional, colorful, oil-paper umbrellas clustered like flowers in Luang Prabang, Laos on May 10, 2014. (Attila Terbócs/ Flickr)
A large group of people trek carrying personal belongings through Ladakh, India on July 10, 2014. (Christopher Michel/ Flickr)
In remote northwestern China, Kazakh herdsmen complete a long migration each year through the Gobi Desert.
This giant panda, native to south central China, strolls through a park in Chengdu province, China on May 27, 2014. (Andrew and Annemarie/Flickr)
Three schoolboys walk and talk on a street in Nagore, India on May 1, 2014. (Nagoor Dargah/Flickr)
Two little Chinese boys play with beach sand in Sanya, Hainan Province, China on June 1, 2014. (Hai yizhe/Flickr)
Most of the fireworks exploding in the U.S. skies this weekend will have come from China, the world's largest producer and exporter.
Locals peer out of their homes as the sun slowly breaks the mist in Hangzhou, China on June 8th, 2014. (Katarina Ahlner/Flickr)