Baobab trees dot the coastal landscape of much of Africa. Often having religious importance Baobab trees where brought by Africans to Asia.
Plants and seeds from around the world are brought to arboteta and gardens in the US and UK for testing, classification, storage, and genetic manipulation.
Vallimalai in Tamil Nadu, India.
One of India's most famous global guru, in the 1960s and 1970s. He draws a transnational constituency from Africa to Japan of over 10 million devotees.
Entrance of a Chinese family-owned coal mine in Zambia’s Southern province.
Baba's only international visit was to Kenya and Uganda in 1968; he was draw large number of visitors and devotees.
Located in the centre of Panaji, it was built by the Portuguese as a chapel in 1541.
The abandoned Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram in Rishikesh, India is now a popular site for renegade participatory “bhakti pop art” led by Canadian artist, Pan Trinity Das.
Now in my second year as a PhD Ethnomusicology student,
I perform with the university gamelan. This style of music is from the Sunda region of West Java.
The island is located on the Mandovi River, 10 km from Panaji and is accessible by ferry.
Chinese shift boss and his crew as they prepare to descend underground at Shaft 3 of Collum Coal Mine, Southern Province Zambia.
One of the most striking features of dhows is their lantern sails.
Digambara Jain sādhakas in the foreground with the Sumeru Mountain tower depicting Jain sacred geography in the background.
Having returned from Balochistan I was struck by the similarity of this girl's outfit and look to those of girls in Gwadar on the Makran coast of Pakistan.
The banana cannot be saved through cryogenic seed preservation because our selective breeding techniques have rendered the banana sterile.
A member of the team of South Koreans and South Sudanese assessing the feasibility of building a new capital city from scratch.
This is a picture of the first gamelan ensemble I heard live,
performing at a wedding ceremony in Karangasem, East Bali.
Children play on a disintegrating fighter jet —a reminder of the decades of war that preceded South Sudan’s independence and Juba’s subsequent expansion.
Built in 1503, it is the first European church in India and remained in the Order of St. Francis until arrival of the Dutch in 1663.
Built in 1667, this Indo-European building is the only remaining structure of the once extensive Dutch fortifications in Kochi, India.