National Geographic : 2011 Jul
VISIONS | YOUR SHOT Francisco Little Beijing, China "I don't think these snakes are poisonous, but the crowds are impressed anyway," says Little, 46, a South African who works as a media consultant in Beijing. The snake-handling show in which this girl performed was part of Chinese New Year entertainment at Beijing's Ditan Park. Rick Wianecki Los Alamitos, California While on vacation in Thailand, "we wanted to step away from the busy city streets of Bangkok," says Wianecki, 56, an attorney. The reclining Buddha at the Wat Pho temple "was such a nice surprise to find. Immediately you are overwhelmed by his size."