A vintage Mercedes-Benz W113 has been given a makeover thanks to Bulgarian tuner Vilner, writes Jeff Heselwood.
The contrast is striking. In the foreground stands one of the many watchtowers that line the medieval wall of Xian, a former imperial Chinese capital; in the distance an apartment building...
Hangzhou's historic and scenic sites are not limited to the lakeside. Here are some of the more interesting attractions in other parts of the town:
Archaeologists have discovered eight relics including an iron box believed to contain a hair from Buddha in the first excavation of the famous Lei Feng Pagoda near Hangzhou's West Lake.