As China reopens, the world is beginning to glimpse the first signs of life resuming in Wuhan, the city of eleven million where the coronavirus was first documented. It might be forever linked in our minds with Covid-19, but what about the city behind the headlines? Spanish photographer Ik Aldama was there before the outbreak – his vivid photography helps paint a picture of a living, breathing city, with much to offer.
The Hilton Wuhan Riverside – along with other hotels in the Hubei Province – has served as a temporary home for healthcare workers for nearly two months as they bravely battled the epidemic.
Top image: taking a photo in Tan Hua Lin.