Lost in thought: a 13 hour sleeper train gives a man time to contemplate his private thoughts in a space which is simultaneously public and private.
'Ladies stop': social boundaries are one of the obstacles that have to be overcome when travelling alone as a woman in China.
Emergence: Headlights emerging from the darkness of Xi'an's city walls look like the city opening its eyes. This ancient city takes on a very different character by night.
Secrets are for sharing: one of my young students tells me excitedly that he has something to show me.
Show and tell: a young boy shows me his new special discovery.