Men who spend their day alongside a roadstop hawking posed photographs to tourists, for a fee.
A watermelon merchant on a bustling Urumqi backstreet.
A wizened Kazakh woman rolls a cigarette in newspaper.
Balgen, two years old.
Stand of yurts located near Sayram Lake, near the Chinese border with Kazakhstan.
A Uyghur dance show popular among wealthy Han Chinese tourists.
Uyghur men play chess on a stale hot afternoon.
The Urumqi Grand Bazaar.
Foothills of the Tian Shan
An eastern Chinese rail station.
Two migrant workers struggle to understand the inner workings of Beijing’s ultra-modern subway system.
A moment of repose in Beijing’s urban sprawl.
Workers toil away, faceless and unknown by those who traipse along the busy shopping thoroughfares of Beijing’s trendy hutongs.
A gentrified Beijing hutong at night.
A tourist and the Tian Shan.
These will soon be roasted and served.
Beijing Hutong rickshaw traffic jam.
Youth pulled into technology, an octogenarian skates by.
Dance for Beijing.
A morning meat market in Ili, near China’s border with Kazakhstan.
A Kazakh festival with requisite wrestling competition.
Don’t mess with Tokhan.
A Confucian smoke break.
A swelling Buzkashi scrum.
Every afternoon into the evening, these men play Go on the same streetcorner.
Horsemen give chase, attempting to wrestle an inflated goat carcass from the hands of the leader.
The magnificent river that snakes along a vast grassland.
Hu Ping spends his summers in this lush valley hunting mushrooms for sale. He spends the rest of the year in the decadent forests of southern China doing the same.
Sunset in the central Tianshan
A group of Kazakh elders socialize and drink in the early evening.
Father and daughter.
The Tian Shan.
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