Children fly kites during an international kite festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Aug. 14, 2010.
Participants in the 19th Street Parade kiss as they make their way through the streets of Zurich, Switzerland, during the annual dance music parade.
A girl plays in the mud during an event to raise awareness for an ecological park in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Liz Lahman of West Palm Beach, Fla., took a dip in the pool at the 15th Annual South Florida Tattoo Expo earlier this month.
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A woman touches the hand of a giant statue of Buddha at a temple in Thailand’s Ang Thong Province, 60 miles north of Bangkok.
Kites were on display in downtown Moscow (the Kremlin is at right). A shift in the wind has pushed away smoke from dozens of forest fires in the region.
A jockey in Montone Parish rides his horse during a training session of the Palio race in Siena, Italy Aug. 15, 2010.
A businessman crossing a street in Tokyo is seen through a window spangled with yellow dots.
A Kashmiri man paddles his boat on Babdemb Lake in Srinagar, a city in northern India famous for its lakes and houseboats
A Moroccan woman sells empty bottles in Melilla, Spain, the border area which separates Spain and its Maghreb neighbor, Aug. 16, 2010.
A member of the "Schuetzenkompanie" makes his way to the annual Samson Parade in Mariapfarr, Austria, some 100 km (62 miles) south of Salzburg, on Assumption Day, Aug. 15, 2010.
People fish at the beach in Chipiona, southern Spain, on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010.
Fair patrons look on as family and friends enjoy a ride at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010.