An umbrella hangs out to dry in the streets of Kyoto, Japan.
I take one last glimpse of the famous portrait of Chairman Mao Zedong before passing through the gateway building from Tiananmen Square to the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
Samtaegeuk, a three-color variation on the tai chi symbol, adorn some doors within Jinjuseong, the fortress at Jinju, South Korea.
This flamingo is one of several colorful statues that brightened up a rainy day at Mi Jardin Es Tu Jardin, or My Garden Is Your Garden, in Boquete, Panama.
This is the Bell Tower in the heart of Xian, China as I walked by after eating at the night market in the Muslim quarter.
This photo of the Daibutsu, or Great Buddha, in Kamakura, Japan, was the very first photo I took on my first independent solo trip.