Migrants and refugees stand on the deck of the vessel Golfo Azzurro after being rescued attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in packed boats from Libya. Emilio Morenatti/AP
Mediterranean Sea. Off the Libyan coast. January 27, 2017. Sub-Saharan migrants raise their hands to grab a life jacket as they are rescued by members of Proactive Open Arms NGO, about 22 miles north of Zumarah.
The tradition of building human towers, or Castells, dates back to
the 18th century and takes place during festivals in Catalonia, where
colles, or teams, compete to build the tallest and most complicated
towers. The structure of the castells varies depending on their
A castell is considered completely successful when it
is loaded and unloaded without falling apart. The highest castell in
history was a 10 floor structure with 3 people in each floor. In 2010
castells were declared by UNESCO one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and
Intangible Heritage of Humanity. (AP/Reuters)
Photo credits: Albert Gea/Reuters, Emilio Morenatti/AP
A man drank wine near a bonfire during celebrations in honor of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, Thursday Jan 16, 2014. People also celebrate the feast day by riding horses through fire.
“A relative of Monitha Silney, 8, who died of cholera, mourns during her burial at the cemetery in the slum of Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday Nov. 14, 2010. Thousands of people have been hospitalized for cholera across Haiti with symptoms including serious diarrhea, vomiting and fever and hundreds have died.” (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Faces - Choeyang Kyi, 21 years old Tibetan Choeyang Kyi celebrates her third place finish in the women’s 20-kilometer race walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)