The tightly packed roofs here house the many many people that live in Taipei. I always found it interesting how much it contrasts the Hong Kong horizon, where buildings are different heights, while the urban buildings in Taipei are generally the same height. It's like an ocean of roofs.
A fierce dancer takes the stage at the Merrie Monarch hula festival in Hilo, Hawai'i. Elaborate dance, passionate expression, and beauty.
The flower of China, Shanghai is the home of 24 million residence and is the largest financial center in China. The epicenter of this power is called the Bund, an area of promenades, tall buildings, and hordes of tourists.