||| Month: January 2021

Foreign Expert Bureau

Foreign Expert Bureau

Jets of murky water shoot three stories high, rhythmic cascading arcs swirling from the centre of a circular lake towards the outer edges. Eager crowds gather at the water side to catch a glimpse of the aquatic ensemble, jumping back at the last minute to avoid...

The Abattoir

The Abattoir

I should probably put a warning here, some of the images will no doubt upset - it is an abattoir, afterall. The livestock market leaves nothing to the imagination, it's a time-tested script of source to sell perfectly executed on a clockwork schedule. Stepping through...

Ethiopian Timkat

Ethiopian Timkat

Bisrate Gabriel buzzes with nervous excitement as children dressed in white robes hurry from doorway to doorway, their maroon ropes and golden tassels swinging back and forth as they weave amongst the busy crowd. Church elders embellished in resplendent garb pace...

The Tashkurgan Horse Fair

The Tashkurgan Horse Fair

The bustling cattle markets once sprawled across Xinjiang are slowly vanishing, the promise of a glistening international future fuelling the rapid consumption of valuable city-limit land. Hordes of bright-yellow gas-guzzling behemoths crawl over sun-bleached...

error: Please honour my international copyright!