Forbidden World

A tightly framed view of the inside of the Forbidden City in Beijing, focusing on an old water container, used to put out fires in emergency situations.

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One of the marvels of the world, the Great Wall of China, unrestored section as seen from near the Mutianyi section of the wall, north of Beijing. Heading east along the top of the restored section of the Great Wall, near the Mutianyi section, north of Beijing. It has become an annual tradition for the residents in the far north of China to create ice sculptures on a grand scale.  This shot is from opening night of the ice festival in Harbin, China in 2011. A candid action shot of a Siberian Tiger in action during a tour of the harbin Tiger Park and Sanctuary in Winter, 2011. A nice vineyard shot from the Lovedale area in New South Wales' Hunter Valley region.