At over 4,000m, one of the world's highest villages near the India-Tibet border, survives by protecting the subtle balance of life through traditional methods of sustainable agriculture. Ladakh, India.
A famous Gothic revival architectural icon, construction of the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, Canada, finished in 1824.
Sunset on the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany.
Takmachik village in Ladakh has been named an eco-model village of India, for its preservation of traditional organic farming methods.
The Qolşärif Mosque inside the Kazan Kremlin, rebuilt in 2005 opposite its original site where an Orthodox Church now sits. Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia.
An underground scene in Belarus' capital, Minsk.
All India Permit approved truck crosses one of the world's highest roads, the Leh-Srinigar Highway.
The super moon as seen from Mongolia's Gobi Desert.
Prayer flags send well wishes atop the winds which blow across Mongolia's World Energy Centre, where Buddhists believe all the world's energy converges. Gobi Desert, Mongolia.
In Moscow's Fallen Monuments Park, these imprisoned stone faces commemorate victims of the USSR's totalitarian purges. A statue of Stalin sits proudly in front.
View from the top of Wish Mountain, in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. Woman are forbidden from summiting due to legend their impurity would defame its holiness. At the summit, I wished success to any girl who dares to conquer their physical, and metaphorical mountains.
Prayer mats seen through the gauze which divides women from the main prayer hall, during Ramadan in Fes, Morocco.
First sight of Pangong Lake, at 4,350m, which defies nation state borders and spans both India and Tibet.
After crossing the world's third highest motorable Chang La pass at 5289m, views of Himalayan mountain peaks await. Pangong Lake, India-Tibet border.
Istabul's Sultan Ahmet Mosque, opened 1616, which sits next to the famous Hagia Sophia.
A large stone Buddha gazes across the Gobi Desert near the Inner Mongolian border.
Seabed debris washed up on Vancouver Island. British Columbia, Canada.
The roadside to Takmachik, Ladakh, is lined with Buddhist stupas.
The milky way bursts forth from Takmachik's local temple, on the night of Perseids the annual meteor shower. Ladakh, India.
After conquering Muslim Tatarstan, the Russian rulers destroyed countless mosques and appropriated their dome shaped roofs for Orthodox Churches, as displayed in the Suzdal Kremlin, Vladimir.
The newly redeveloped exit at central London's Tottenham Court Road station.
The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco, is built onto the Atlantic Ocean and boasts the world's tallest minaret.
A rarely frequented bus stand on one of the world's tallest roads, the Leh-Srinigar Highway.
A watchtower overlooking the Nazi Death Camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland.
A resident of Beijing goes jogging late at night in former imperial gardens, Behai Park.
View by airplane of Vancouver city, one of the world's busiest ports. British Columbia, Canada.
Plastic waste clogs the water of Dal Lake, where hundreds of families live on house boats. Srinigar, Kashmir.
A golden Buddha sits inside the Khamryn Khiid Monastery near Inner Mongolia.
A shooting star pierces the sky during the annual Perseids meteor shower, seen from above 4,000m in the foothills of the Himalayas, India.
Gates leading out to Saint Petersburg's Winter Palace, the former home to the Russian Tsars.
Street art in Brussels, Belgium, whilst travelling overland from London to China.
In the small town of Suzdal, Vladimir, Russia, sits a seemingly forgotten church.
A boy takes a shortcut in the world's largest slum, Dharavi, Mumbai.
Snow capped mountains of British Columbia, Canada.
An alligator basks in the waters of Nerul River in Goa, India. Once supportive of stable fishing populations, the river life is depleting as floating casinos pollute the water.
New skyscrapers in the SanLiTun commercial district of Beijing, on a rare smog free day.
A scene from Beijing's underground metro, the second longest subway system in the world after Shanghai, China.