Fei lai Feng, or ‘the Peak that Flew Hither’

Fei lai Feng, or 'the Peak that Flew Hither', on way to Lingyin Temple, northwest of Hangzhou, is a limestone peak with caves, exquisite ancient Buddha statues set amidst verdant greenery and gurgling streams. The skill and graceful detailing of Buddha statues carved in various sizes and poses, especially of Maitreya or Laughing Buddh, are a pleasure to … Continue reading Fei lai Feng, or ‘the Peak that Flew Hither’

The Water Trilogy

Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou….the picture-perfect water towns intrinsically tied to the Aqua around them shaping the interactions of their inhabitants with their geographical and historical landscapes. The three towns retain their personal identity fueled by a modern and industrialized persona. Shanghai, rain spattered and mysterious on that typhoonisque afternoon of September 2014 was out of step from … Continue reading The Water Trilogy