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Saturday, 14 February 2015

Crazy yet amazing photos_Part_8


 A victim makes his way through flood water on a makeshift raft in Lishui, east China's Zhejiang province on August 20, 2014, after days of heavy rainfall. More than 20,000 residents have been evacuated due to the flood as the water level in Ou river keeps rising during the storms, local media reported.

 Technicians carry out cleaning and maintenance work on one of the faces of the Great Clock atop the landmark Elizabeth Tower that houses Big Ben, attached to the Houses of Parliament, in London, on August 19, 2014. A team of abseilers is busy this week cleaning up the clock faces at the Houses of Parliament in London. The specialist technicians descend the most famous London landmark by rope to clean and inspect the four clock faces. The clock on the Elizabeth Tower was last cleaned in 2010 and besides cleaning up any dirt that has accumulated since then, the experts will conduct a photographic survey to check the dials for damage.

 Chinese artist Zhou Jie takes a nap on an unfinished iron wire bed, one of her sculpture works, after lunch at Beijing Now Art Gallery, in Beijing August 11, 2014. Zhou started her art project titled "36 Days" on August 9, in which she would live inside an exhibition hall with an unfinished iron wire bed, some iron wire sculptures in the shape of stuffed animal dolls, a certain amount of food and her mobile phone, for 36 days. The entire process is open to visitors and she may also interact with them, according to Zhou. 

 Young divers stretch as they hang from a steel bar during a training session at a sports school in Hefei, Anhui province August 23, 2014. Eleven teenage divers - four girls and seven boys - from the country's rural areas have been training at this school for over two years to prepare themselves for a provincial competition in the coming days. The competition is considered to be their only chance to be picked by the provincial diving team and a gateway to becoming a professional athlete. Picture taken August 23, 2014. 

 A woman stands by a modern art installation named "Limbo" by Italian artist Dario Agrimi, on August 22, 2014 as part of the art exhibition "Coexistence" at the International Culture Centre, in Tirana. The International Culture Centre where is hosted the exhibition of young artists from all countries that lie across the Adriatic Sea is widely known as the Pyramid, which once served as the museum of the life and work of AlbaniaĆ¢s late communist dictator Enver Hoxha.

 Young Indian women wearing traditional Punjabi dress look on as one dances the 'giddha' during Teej festival celebrations on the occasion of Sawan (rain) Month at Shahzada Nand College in Amritsar on August 8, 2014. The Teej festival heralds the rainy season and is especially popular with women and revolves around dressing in finery and singing and dancing. 

 In this photograph taken on July 20, 2014, a crocodile which snuck into a bathroom is seen in a house in Sojitra village near Anand, some 80 kms from Ahmedabad. The crocodile was discovered after it made its way into a residential property. 

 Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupts near Banos August 24, 2014. Tungurahua, which means "Throat of Fire" in the local Quechua language, has been classified as active since 1999. Picture taken August 24, 2014.

 An Indian artisan works on biodegradable idols of Hindu god Lord Ganesh, made of mud and bamboo, at a blue tarp-covered workshop on the outskirts of Hyderabad on August 21, 2014. Some 2,500 idols are being made by the artisans for the upcoming Hindu Ganesh festival, where the idols will be immersed in water bodies as part of religious rituals. 

Dressed up festival goers stand at the stage during the 25th heavy metal Wacken Open Air (WOA) Festival 2014 in Wacken, northern Germany on August 1, 2014. With some 75,000 festival visitors it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal, folk metal and even metalcore, nu metal and hard rock from around the world.


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