A fruit and vegetable carving competition in Bangkok on August 4, 2017. It is a royal tradition that has proved bountiful through the ages and one that Thailand’s fruit carvers are determined to keep alive — even as young people peel away from the unique art form.
Revellers celebrated the official opening of the 2017 San Fermin Fiestas in Pamplona, Spain on Thursday. The first of eight days of the running of the bulls along the streets of the old quarter of Pamplona starts Friday.
Babies take part in a Baby Race to mark international Children Day in Vilnius, Lithuania on June 1, 2017.
Ten-month-old Mykolas Pociunas crawled to victory to be crowned Lithuania’s fastest toddler, lured across the finish line by a box of Lego plastic bricks. Parents and grandparents waved colorful toys, mobile, phones, balloons, TV remote controls, plastic bottles and even bagels to get their tots across the finish line.
Appearing in China at the end of the 19th century, rickshaws originally had two wheels and were pulled by their driver on foot, with passengers seated at the back. Today, most of the vehicles are tricycles – some still have pedals and are propelled by physical force, but the majority are equipped with electric or gas engines.