Inside the ‘coffin cubicles’ of Hong Kong.

Photographer Benny Lam has documented the suffocating living conditions in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats, recording the lives of these hidden communities.

‘I’m still alive and yet I am already surrounded by four coffin planks!’ … Hong Kong’s cage home tenants.
Image Credit: All photographs : Benny Lam.

Coffin cubicles, cage homes, in Hong Kong Cage homes are minuscule rooms lived in by the poorest people in the city.

Over the last 10 years, the number of cage homes made of wire mesh has decreased, but they’ve been replaced by beds sealed with wooden planks.
These small, wooden boxes of 15 sq ft, are known as ‘coffin cubicles in Hong Kong.
Source: Boxed in: life inside the ‘coffin cubicles’ of Hong Kong – in pictures | Cities | The Guardian

Panda Training in the Wilds of China.

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Although giant pandas spend most of the day eating and sleeping, they love to climb and play.
Here a year-old cub explores the treetops in an enclosure at the Wolong center of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, where captive-bred pandas are trained to live in the wild.
If the animal passes tests to gauge its survival skills and instincts, it will be released into the mountains.
Photograph by Ami Vitale
Source: Panda Image, China | National Geographic Photo of the Day

Villagers play Cave Basketball in Guizhou province.

Villagers play basketball on a court built inside a Karst cave at Xinchun village in Bijie, Guizhou province, China, on 12 August, 2019.
The court was built inside the cave in order to save arable land in 2018.
The cave can accommodate 1,000 people to watch a game.
Image Credit: Photograph by Qu Honglun / VCG via Getty
Source: Photos of the Week: Sky Glider, Ice Swimmer, Cave Basketball – The Atlantic

Tianzi Mountain Monarch of the Peak Forest.

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Tianzi Mountain is located in Zhangjiajie in the Hunan Province of China.
Tianzi Mountain provides stunning views of peaks, which rise one after another.
It is known as ‘the Monarch of the Peak Forest’.
It covers an area of 67 square kilometers (about 16,550 acres), and the highest peak is 1,262 meters (about 4,140 feet) above the sea level.
via Bored Panda.

Kazakh’s Eagle Hunters.

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Chinese Kazakh eagle hunters sit on horseback as they travel to a local competition in the mountains of Qinghe County, northwestern China
Image Credit: Photographs by John Hutchinson for MailOnline
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The festival, organised by the local hunting community, is part of an effort to promote and grow traditional hunting practices for new generations in the mountainous region of western China that borders Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia.
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The training and handling of the large birds of prey follows a strict set of ancient rules that Kazakh eagle hunters are preserving for future generations.
See more via Chinese Kazakh eagle hunters let their magnificent birds show off their hunting prowess | Daily Mail Online.

Up in the Clouds at Zhangjiajie National Park.

This glass-bottomed bridge in China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park almost a mile up a mountain.
The vertiginous glass walkways provide a dizzying affect and a possible feeling of vertigo and are becoming increasingly popular among thrill-seeking tourists.
See more great photos via Amazing photos from around the world in 2016 – SFGate