Laundry Day in Shanghai, China

Reminds me of Singapore Laundry Day in Shanghai, China. We were told that people dry their laundry in the sunshine for good luck.

Balat, Istanbul

Balat - one of the old traditional neighbourhoods that is being threatened with gentrification TURKEY

fire escapes

Nick took in the mess of fire escapes, darting eyes already taking in the different routes he could take. "Now remember," Ton stepped up beside him, "You can't step on the actual stairs." "No problem.

Kowloon Walled City

DETOUR: Lost in Translation: Match up Chinese signs in Kowloon City.

kowloon walled city

Kowloon Walled City - Greg Girard and Ian Lambot - Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable.

Aleppo, Syria, Dec. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)

For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces