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Dramatic images from around the world
Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images
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Runners and walkers dressed in light-emitting
suits and holding light-sticks make their way up
Arthur's Seat as part of a dress rehearsal of a
mass participation public art piece called 'Speed
of Light' on August 8 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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A 7-day-old unnamed Siamang Gibbon weighing 170
grams is carried by his mother Jamby at the
safari park and zoo in Ramat Gan, Israel. The
Siamang Gibbon is found mainly on the Indonesian
island of Sumatra and the Malaysian peninsula.
Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images
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Members of the public gather to enjoy the annual
'Brixton Splash,' which marked Jamaican
Independence Day on August 5 in London, England.
The day marked the 50th anniversary since Jamaica
gained Independence from Great Britain.
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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A sunset is seen behind the city of London.
Photo by Eddie Keogh/Reuters
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Visitors look at killer whales perform during a
show at the Marineland aquatic park in Antibes,
France.
Photo by Eric Gaillard/Reuters
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The Rhone Valley with the city of Martigny are
pictured from the Col de la Forclaz near
Martigny, Switzerland.
Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters
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Tourists ask a "tuk tuk" taxi driver for
directions along Khao San Road in Bangkok. Last
year Thailand saw a record 19.10 million
tourists visiting the country and this year the
Tourism Authority of Thailand is looking to
break that record.
Photo by Sukree Sukplang/Reuters
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Tourists are ferried in small boats known as
Shikaras past houseboats on the waters of Dal
Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Fayaz Kabli/Reuters
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Hikers walk on the Jungfraufirn, the upper ice
field of the Aletschgletscher glacier near the
Jungfraujoch, which is 3,454 m tall (11,333 ft),
in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. The
Aletschgletscher glacier is the longest in the
Alps.
Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
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Mt Saint Helens is seen under the right wing of
Air Force One while heading away from Seattle in
Washington.
Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters
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A train of Jungfraubahn railways arrives at
Kleine Scheidegg station (altitude 2061
metres/6762 feet) near the Swiss mountain resort
of Grindelwald. The Jungfraubahn cog railway
line, considered pioneering for the steep
incline of its 7 km tunnel dug behind the Eiger
mountain's North Face, celebrated its hundredth
anniversary on August 1.
Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
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People sail a raft near a camp, The Territory of
the Initiative Youth "Biryusa", pitched on the
banks of the Yenisei river in the Siberian Taiga,
some 60 km (37 miles) south of Russian city of
Krasnoyarsk.
Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters
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A boy rides his bicycle along the Guanabara bay,
with the Sugar Loaf mountain in the background,
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters
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Haitian participants of Carnaval des Fleurs
celebration drive during the celebration in
Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Carnaval is a
three-day celebration marking new beginnings and
revitalization of the Caribbean country.
Photo by Swoan Parker/Reuters
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Tourists walk in front of Rome's ancient
Colosseum. The ancient Colosseum of Rome, where
gladiators fought for their lives, is slanting
about 40 cm (16 inches) lower on the south side
than on the north, and authorities are
investigating whether it needs urgent repairs.
Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters
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People browse inside a souvenir shop where FC
Barcelona and Spain soccer jerseys are displayed,
next to the Sagrada Familia Basilica in
Barcelona.
Photo by Albert Gea/Reuters
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Penguins swim at the new South Pole Spectacular,
part of the Polar Adventure, of Ocean Park in
Hong Kong. The marine theme park launched Asia's
first themed area integrating immersive
presentations of Arctic and Antarctic animals,
including penguins and seals.
Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters
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A paddle board rider surfs at sunset on New
Year's Eve at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The islands making up the state of Hawaii are an
American paradise, filled with striking mountains
and idyllic beaches whose most famous resident,
Barack Obama, grew up to become the first black
president of the United States.
Photo by Jason Reed/Files/Reuters
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Spanish bullfighter David Fandila "El Fandi"
performs during the seventh bullfight of the San
Ferminfestival in Pamplona, Spain.
Photo by Eloy Alonso/Reuters
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The Arc de Triomphe is seen as military vehicles
are prepared on the Champs Elysee, before the
traditional Bastille Day parade in Paris.
Photo by Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters
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People play in the mud during the Boryeong Mud
Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong, about
190 km (118 miles) southwest of Seoul. About 2
to 3 million domestic and international tourists
visit the beach during the annual mud festival,
according to the festival organisers
Photo by Lee Jae-Won/Reuters
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Two wolf cubs play with their parent at the
Juraparc in Mont d'Orzeires near Vallorbe. The
cubs wereborn in May, according to park
officials.
Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters
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Women carry fruits for sale in Vietnam's central
ancient town of Hoi An, a UNESCO world heritage
site.
Photo by Kham/Reuters
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A girl reacts as she gets hit by the hat of a
"Kiliki" during San Fermin festival's "Comparsa
de gigantes y cabezudos" (Parade of the giants
and the big heads) in Pamplona, Spain. "Kilikis",
wearing outsized masks as they playfully hit
bystanders with sponges on sticks,
Photo by Susana Vera/Reuters
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A bird flies past the Tian Tan Buddha, a major
tourist attraction which measures 34 metres
(111.5 feet) tall and weighs 250 metric tons, at
Po Lin Monastery on Hong Kong's Lantau Island.
Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters
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Women, wearing nylon masks, chat as they rest on
the shore during their visit to a beach in
Qingdao, Shandong province. The mask, which was
invented by a woman about seven years ago, is
used to block the sun's rays. The mask is under
mass production and is on sale at local swimwear
stores.
Photo by Aly Song/Reuters
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People attend Montreal's Piknic Electronik. The
Sunday afternoon events, called Piknic
Electronik, draw a mix of families, young adults
and tourists who picnic to the beats of DJs while
enjoying the view from Saint Helen's island.
Photo by Miguel Legault/Reuters
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by Yahoo Lifestyle