Natural beauty, and natural beauty remade in cultivated landscapes, comes in diverse forms, even in densely populated Asia.

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1 Lotus blossom, Puri Luisan, Ubud, Bali

2 Entrance to the soaring Batu Caves near Kualu Lumpur, Malaysia

3 The magical landscape of karst spires, Yangshuo, Guangxi province, China

4 Cycling in the fantastic landscape of Yangshuo, Guangxi, China

5 Rice terraces, trekking near Sa Pa, northern Viet Nam

6 Sculpted hills by Quan Ba, northern Viet Nam


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