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A Chinese farmer displays her bounty of lotus seeds. They are a delicacy in China and are also used for traditional Chinese medicine

A Chinese farmer displays her bounty of lotus seeds. They are a delicacy in China and are also used for traditional Chinese medicine

Brides in China's Tujia intentionally cry for an hour every day during the month before their wedding in a symbol of joy (pictured)

SPIT on the bride? The world's oddest wedding superstitions revealed

Brides in China's Tujia intentionally cry for an hour every day during the month before their wedding in a symbol of joy (pictured)

'Flower vendors selling [marigolds] for TET New Year celebration at the My Tho market in Dinh Tuong Province, Vietnam, in the year 1969'

Soldier's color photos from tour in Vietnam 1968-69 show ordinary life

'Flower vendors selling [marigolds] for TET New Year celebration at the My Tho market in Dinh Tuong Province, Vietnam, in the year 1969'

The self-taught photographer has also been travelling to other parts of Turkey including Izmir where he took I Am What I Am (above) in the Konak District

Amateur photographer's colourful images show a contemporary Turkey

The self-taught photographer has also been travelling to other parts of Turkey including Izmir where he took I Am What I Am (above) in the Konak District

Practicing calligraphy on the ground using clear water as ink - also called 'Di Shu' in Chinese. Started in the 1990s, this activity was first founded in a park in the north of Beijing before spreading widely to other cities in China. You can find them in lots of parks in Beijing and Shanghai.

Practicing calligraphy on the ground using clear water as ink - also called 'Di Shu' in Chinese. Started in the 1990s, this activity was first founded in a park in the north of Beijing before spreading widely to other cities in China. You can find them in lots of parks in Beijing and Shanghai.

These amazing photographs capture two farmers paddling through the serene lotus pond in Tuying Wetland Park,  central China

Stunning photographs show magical wetlands in China

These amazing photographs capture two farmers paddling through the serene lotus pond in Tuying Wetland Park, central China

Emmy DE * Wansheng Stone Forest, China was formed between 460 million to 600 million years ago and predates Lunan Stone Forest in Yunnan province by about 200 million years

Emmy DE * Wansheng Stone Forest, China was formed between 460 million to 600 million years ago and predates Lunan Stone Forest in Yunnan province by about 200 million years

Large leaves fill an extensive section of the wetlands. A farmer, above, goes out in a drum-shaped boat to collect lotus seed heads

Stunning photographs show magical wetlands in China

Large leaves fill an extensive section of the wetlands. A farmer, above, goes out in a drum-shaped boat to collect lotus seed heads

There are more than 20 islands inside the wetland park. Seven of these are open to tourists and are connected by footbridges for visitors

Stunning photographs show magical wetlands in China

There are more than 20 islands inside the wetland park. Seven of these are open to tourists and are connected by footbridges for visitors

Tuying wetland park covers an incredible 30,000 square feet of Taihu Lake and is surrounded by mountains on three sides of the water

Stunning photographs show magical wetlands in China

Tuying wetland park covers an incredible 30,000 square feet of Taihu Lake and is surrounded by mountains on three sides of the water

Stunning: Aerial images show how lotus leaves have taken over the Tai'erzhuang National Wetland Park in China's Shandong province

Pictures reveal beauty of a lotus leaf covered lake in China

Stunning: Aerial images show how lotus leaves have taken over the Tai'erzhuang National Wetland Park in China's Shandong province

An extensive section of the Taihu Lake in Zhejiang province is covered in forest-green lotus leaves in Tuying Wetland Park, a beauty spot in central China

Stunning photographs show magical wetlands in China

An extensive section of the Taihu Lake in Zhejiang province is covered in forest-green lotus leaves in Tuying Wetland Park, a beauty spot in central China

Stunning! An aerial view of lotus leaves blossoming at the site in Tai'erzhuang in China's Shandong province

Pictures reveal beauty of a lotus leaf covered lake in China

Stunning! An aerial view of lotus leaves blossoming at the site in Tai'erzhuang in China's Shandong province

Burano's traditional industry is fishing and used to be its biggest business, and the colours helped workers see

Burano, where every house is painted in a different colour

Burano's traditional industry is fishing and used to be its biggest business, and the colours helped workers see

The Geisha maintain their traditions in the modern world and trainees must be prepared to give up home comforts and smart phones

Inside the secret world of the Geisha

The Geisha maintain their traditions in the modern world and trainees must be prepared to give up home comforts and smart phones