July, 2011 Archives

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA – JULY 24: Ben Becker during the ‘Jedermann’ Final Rehearsal at Salzburg Festival on July 24, 2011 in Salzburg, Austria. The Salzburg Festival is a prominent festival of music and drama established in 1920 and is held each summer within the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Tourists walk in a train cemetery in the outskirts of Uyuni, 550 Km southwest of La Paz, Bolivia on July 20, 2011. Uyuni salt flat has an area of 10,582 square km and is elevated 3,656 meters above the mean sea level. It is also one of the richest deposits of lithium of the world.

Tingting Jiang and Wenwen Jiang of China, during their performance in the synchronized swimming duet free preliminary round on July 19, 2011, in Shanghai, China. (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Competitors in team “Water Drop” take part in the Red Bull Flugtag event at Roundhay Park in Leeds, northern England, July 17, 2011. Thirty four teams participated in the event, which saw enthusiasts competing to fly the longest distance in self-made aircrafts in an attempt to win the Flugtag contest, according to organisers.


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In this photo taken Saturday, July 16, 2011, a beekeeper wearing tens of thousands of bees, right, waits to be weighed during a bee bearding contest in Longhui county, Shaoyang, in central China’s Hunan province.

Residents sit on railway tracks in Rawa Buaya in Indonesia’s West Java province July 13, 2011. The residents believe that the electrical energy from the tracks will cure them of various illnesses.

Mud Day

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Kids run into the mud pit during the annual Mud Day in Westland, Mich., Tuesday, July 12, 2011. Wayne County mixes more than 200 tons of topsoil and over 20,000 gallons of water to ensure that the mud is just right.

Belgian gymnasts rehearse in a fountain on the second day of the 2011 World Gymnaestrada in Lausanne July 11, 2011. More than 20,000 participants from around the world will take part in gymnastic performances over seven days at the non-competitive event.

A survivor (C) from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank walks while wrapping herself with a blanket after the arrival at the port of Kazan July 10, 2011. Nearly one hundred people remained missing after a tourist boat sank in a broad stretch of Russia’s Volga river on Sunday, killing at least one person, emergency services officials said.

A boy enjoys a water chute in an Aqua arena in Mogyorod near Budapest July 9, 2011. Temperatures reached 36 degrees Celsius (96.8 degrees Fahrenheit) during the weekend in Hungary.