In the fall of 1988, a Beijing University student reads a wall poster welcoming new students and reminding them of the storied role of the school in 20th century Chinese history.
Section of a poster on a campus kiosk tells new Beijing University students the history of the institution, including its relation to May Fourth and CCP luminaries like Li Dazhao, Chen Duxiu, Mao Zedong and Lu Xun, all of whom worked or taught on campus.
A placid corner of Beijing University's Weiming ("unnamed") Lake, the centerpiece of the campus and reputedly the site of several suicides during the Cultural Revolution. The lake and surrounding were constructed in the 18th century.
Calligraphic inscriptions from across China's centuries adorn stone outcroppings along the path to the peak of Mt. Tai, one of China's five sacred mountains.
People leave offerings for the spirits during the Hungry Ghost Festival along public sidewalks.
A shiny new license plate marks a change in ownership for this rusty old bicycle.
Rows of food stands serving various dishes inside a typical Hawker Centre.
The iconic Singapore Sling was invented at the Raffles Hotel.
Offerings to the spirits are burnt in alleys behind homes.
Dishes from a restaurant in Chinatown.
This table outside is set with food for spirits.
The spirits can visit this shopping center to obtain offerings.
Fruit, food and drink are all placed on a table for spirits.
A man rests on a ledge outside of SingaporeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s National Library.
Tourists relax on Sentosa, a small vacation island of Singapore.
Part of Sentosa Island, Siloso Beach is a popular vacation destination.
The streets of Chinatown are filled with people every day.
A mother and son taking a rest in Toa Payoh.
Siva Sundaresvara decorated, in golden Capparam vehicle, for 2nd morning procession. Photographer in foreground is Mayan, a writer for the Tamil journal Kumutham.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; 2nd morning procession; Keywords: sundaresvara, vehicles
Nadaswaram troupe plays at the flag-raising ceremony. The troupe consists in two nadaswaram players, one tavil drum player, and a tala (hand-cymbal) timekeeper.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: flag-raising, personnel, musicians, ideas
Priests tie grass kurca decorations on the flagpole base, during flag-raising ceremony.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: flag-raising, priests, ideas
Deities being taken into P. C. Muttu Chettiyar pavilion, at end of 2nd morning procession.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; 2nd morning procession; pavilion is a Pillaiyar temple; Keywords: pavilions
Rope-pullers, catching bananas thrown from roof; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; during stop of ratha, bananas as refreshments; Keywords: devotees, ratha, procession
Kamadhenu (wish-granting cow) vehicle, used in 3rd evening procession.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Minaksi rides Kamadhenu on 3rd evening procession; Keywords: vehicles
Bhuta vehicle, used in 2nd evening procession.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Sundaresvara rides Bhuta vehicle on 2nd evening; Keywords: vehicles