Monstairs at a Buddhist temple in downtown Jinghong.
It's a monster-eat-monster world out there.
Temple roofline with long, sharp, pointy teeth!
The quixotic quintet of Lutheran English-teacher tourists met in Lijiang.
They each have a letter pendant to spell M-A-R-G-O, the name of the girl on the left.
A temple roofline emerges from the junglesque foliage.
Fruit market with tropical profferings and *a new fruit*!
Salacca edulis, called salak or snakefruit.
Kettle o' koi.
Bougainvillea gradations at the Jinghong Botanical Gardens.
Below, track trellis over Frangipani tree.
Frangipani, more commonly known as plumeria.
Fractal bracts and tracks.
Trevor amidst the landing of motherships.
Jackfruit tree with fruits at various stages of maturity.
At up to 40 kg each, the jackfruit is the world's largest tree fruit.
A stand of trees valiantly attempts to polarize afternoon light.
Multicoloured bougainvillea leaves scattered where they fell.
Late afternoon reflections.