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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A jockey covers his head of the rain during a break between races. The Thai riders eagerly wait this annual event, where they will compete to have the fastest buffalo.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A jockey assistant takes care of a buffalo before a race. Riders are usually assisted by a team to help them focus exclusively on the races.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A jockey uses bandage to cover his injured ankle after being kicked off his buffalo.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

Riders speed up with their buffaloes. The races have taken place in Chonburi province for more than 140 years.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A Thai rider looks after his buffalo before the race. Competition is spread throughout the day in the intense heat.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

Thai farmers ride on buffaloes during the traditional buffalo race. The races test not only the speed of the buffaloes, also their agility, balance and strength.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

Jockeys try to stop their buffaloes. Thai riders must jump off their buffaloes in order to stop them.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A rider falls off his buffalo. Races require a lot of technique and strength, and getting kicked off could result in serious injury.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

The big beasts stampede on the 100-metre track guided by jockeys during the traditional buffalo race.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A jockey jumps off his buffalo to stop it at the finish line.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A Thai rider try to slow down their buffaloes as they arrive to the finish line. The thai jockeys should jump out of their buffaloes without release them in order to stop them.

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Chonburi
By Biel Calderon
07 Oct 2014

A Thai farmer ride on buffaloes during the traditional buffalo race. The races test not only the speed of the buffaloes, also their agility, balance and strength.

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GAY PRIDE MILAN 28 JUNE 2014
Milan
By charlenepele
28 Jun 2014

Milan’s Gay Pride parade saw over fifty thousand people walking on the street for gay, lesbian and diversity rights this year.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Huge plumes of smoke reach to the sky as followers of Tian Du Yuanshuai set off a mass of firecrackers under a figurine of the deity. The devotees then beat on a drum and march forth.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The cavalcade for Tian Du Yuanshuai. A temple-goer wheels sacred weavings down the road.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The cavalcade for Tian Du Yuanshuai. A temple-goers wheels sacred items down the road. Behind him the powerful symbol of the tiger.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Smoke fills the air in a busy road in Kaohsiung as the cavalcade for Tiandou Yuanshuai marches forth, intermittently setting of these huge gunpowder explosions.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Exhuausted from the day's exertions, a Tiandou Yuanshuai follower takes a rest on the blackened effigy of Marshal Tian Du, which they have been parading down the road and setting off masses of firecrackers under.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Celebration of Tian Du Yuanshuai's birthday. The remnants of used firecrackers are kicked aside to prepare for more explosive celebrations.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The cavalcade for Tiandou Yuanshuai. Taoist devotees take a break from wheeling a golden gong down the road.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Figure of Tian Du Yuanshuai bearing his name "田都元帥" around his neck.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Players of the traditional Chinese instrument the suona, which often accompanies deity's birthday celebrations.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The sign bears the name of the Taiwanese Taoist temple that this group represents. The air is filled with the smoke of huge firecracker explosions.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Experienced player of the traditional Chinese instrument the suona, which often accompanies deity's birthday celebrations.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Celebration of Tian Du Yuanshuai's birthday. Three temple brothers with traditional tiger face paint.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Tian Du Yuanshuai is paraded down the road in Kaohsiung

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Close up of the face of a figure representing Tian Du Yuanshuai, the deity of regional Chinese and Taiwanese opera. The legend says he was saved as an infant by crabs, who fed him on their saliva; hence, he has a crab symbol on his forehead. His followers and many members of opera troupes will not eat crab out of respect for the saviours of their sacred Marshal Tian Du.

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Tin Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotee of Tiandou Yuanshuai, face blackened by ash and marked by searing firecrackers. Behind him the effigy of Marshal Tian Du which they have been parading down the road and setting off masses of firecrackers under.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Figure of Tiandou Yuanshuai and temple-goer with traditional suona instrument under his arm.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Derna, Libya
By Transterra Editor
07 Apr 2014

Armed militants affiliated to ISIS parade down the streets of Derna, Libya showing off their weapons and brandishing the black ISIS flag.

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Derna, Libya
By Transterra Editor
07 Apr 2014

Armed militants affiliated to ISIS parade down the streets of Derna, Libya showing off their weapons and brandishing the black ISIS flag.

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Derna, Libya
By Transterra Editor
07 Apr 2014

Armed militants affiliated to ISIS parade down the streets of Derna, Libya showing off their weapons and brandishing the black ISIS flag.

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Derna, Libya
By Transterra Editor
07 Apr 2014

Armed militants affiliated to ISIS parade down the streets of Derna, Libya showing off their weapons and brandishing the black ISIS flag.

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Derna, Libya
By joba
07 Apr 2014

Armed militants affiliated to ISIS parade down the streets of Derna, Libya showing off their weapons and brandishing the black ISIS flag.

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Derna, Libya
By Transterra Editor
07 Apr 2014

Armed militants affiliated to ISIS parade down the streets of Derna, Libya showing off their weapons and brandishing the black ISIS flag.