Photos of the Week: Straw Kongs, Reindeer Races, Yosemite Rainbow

Photos of the Week: Straw Kongs, Reindeer Races, Yosemite Rainbow

A polar-bear cub in Germany, a “silly walk” parade in Hungary, mail delivery by boat in Germany, presidential campaigning in Texas, a jet suit in New York, a welcoming sea lion in Japan, the Ching Ming Festival in Hong Kong, protests on the U.S.-Mexico border, storm damage in Nepal, water shortages in Venezuela, and much more

A sculpture of the performer Cardi B, photographed at Spotify’s RapCaviar Pantheon at the Brooklyn Museum in New York on April 2, 2019 #


  • A model prepares backstage before the Mrhua Mrshua show by the Chinese designer NiuNiu Chou during China Fashion Week 2019/2020 in Beijing on March 30, 2019. #

    Lintao Zhang / Getty

  • Her face painted in the colors of the national flag, a supporter of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president, waits for his arrival in Los Teques, Miranda, Venezuela, on March 30, 2019. #

    Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • A woman collects water from a spout in a highway tunnel in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 1, 2019. Since a massive power failure struck on March 7, the nation has experienced near-daily blackouts and a breakdown in crucial services, such as running water and public transportation. #

    Ariana Cubillos / AP

  • Water flows down the Oroville Dam spillway in Oroville, California, on April 2, 2019. California officials opened the flood-control spillway at the nation’s tallest dam for the first time since it was rebuilt after crumbling during heavy rains two years ago. #

    Rich Pedroncelli / AP

  • A car drives past a tree damaged by heavy snowfall near Sottens, Switzerland, on April 4, 2019. #

    Fabrice Coffrini / AFP / Getty

  • A rainbow is seen across the Yosemite Valley in front of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in California on March 29, 2019. #

    Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

  • Callie Zhang, 7, walks among the blossoming cherry trees during a family visit to Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 4, 2019. #

    Matt Rourke / AP

  • A Nepalese boy stands on the roof of a house damaged by a powerful storm in Bara District, 125 kilometers (75 miles) south of Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 2, 2019. Government workers and private volunteers provided food, tents, and clothing Tuesday to the thousands of people in southern Nepal who lost their homes and belongings in a weekend storm. #

    Niranjan Shrestha / AP

  • The Zeitfeld, or “Time Field,” clock installation by Klaus Rinke is seen at the entrance of the Südpark in Düsseldorf, Germany, on March 29, 2019.#

    Maja Hitij / Getty

  • A blimp resembling President Donald Trump floats during a protest against his visit to Calexico, California, as seen through border barriers from Mexicali, Mexico, on April 5, 2019. #

    Carlos Jasso / Reuters

  • A man walks on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier in Tijuana, Mexico, on April 2, 2019. #

    Mario Tama / Getty

  • A picture shows the structure of a concrete wall printed by a 3-D robotic arm at XtreeE’s factory in Rungis, France, on April 4, 2019. #

    Thomas Samson / AFP / Getty

  • The British actress Gwendoline Christie arrives for the premiere of Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 3, 2019. Christie has portrayed the character Brienne of Tarth since 2012. #

    Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty

  • A woman walks past an artwork depicting French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May by the French street artist Combo on a wall in Paris on April 5, 2019. #

    Christian Hartmann / Reuters

  • A Buckingham Palace staff member poses with Queen Victoria’s Stuart Ball costume at the press preview for “Queen Victoria’s Palace,” which goes on public display July 20 at the summer opening of Buckingham Palace, in London, England, on April 2, 2019. #

    Hannah Mckay / Reuters

  • Chefs pose inside the Teatro Massimo Bellini opera house in Catania, Italy, on April 1, 2019, during the Cibo Nostrum 2019, a festival of Italian cuisine. #

    Fabrizio Villa / Getty

  • People walk past tombstones in a cemetery near residential buildings during the Ching Ming Festival, or Grave Sweeping Day, in Hong Kong on April 5, 2019. Visiting the graves of ancestors during Ching Ming is a Chinese tradition dating back 2,000 years to the Han dynasty, with families paying their respects by cleaning the graves, presenting offerings of food, and burning joss paper. #

    Anthony Wallace / AFP / Getty
  • Stray dogs walk along a railway located in the Siberian taiga forest near Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on April 3, 2019. #

     

Source:- theatlantic

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