Daily Life : July 2014
A look at selection of images depicting daily life around the world in the month of July.
Novice Buddhist monks walk to collect alms in the rain following a cleric's rule of no footwear nor use of umbrellas on a street of Yangon, Myanmar, July 31. Downpours during the monsoon season are intense, and often more than 100 millimeters (3.9 inches) of water falls in an hour resulting flash floods and traffic jams.
A North Korean woman works at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile factory, July 31, in Pyongyang, North Korea. This is the country's largest textile factory with 8,500 workers, where eighty percent of them are women.
Kamie Jo Kipe, 8, of Finksburg, Md.m takes her first of two rides on a sheep in the second heat of the Mutton Busting competition, part of Wild West Night at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair in Westminster, Md., July 29.
A statue of Buddha and storm debris are covered with mud outside a flooded house after heavy rains hit the town of Ittre July 30.
An Indian child plays as his parents work in a paddy field at Nagaon, some of 180 kms east of Guwahati on July 27. The annual monsoon season from June to October brings rains that are vital to agriculture in India.
Gulls are attracted to the bait bag held by sternman Brandon Demmons while working aboard a a lobster fishing boat, July 29, off of Monhegan Island, Maine. The sternman's main task is to replace bags of dead herring after the captain removes the lobsters from the hauled trap.
A diver performs with sardines as part of summer vacation events at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea, July 29.
Workers hurry to place rides as storm clouds move in over the Larimer County Fairgrounds, July 29, in Loveland, Colo.
Bentley Oglesbee isn't sure he wants anything to do with the "Peanut" during Dairy judging at the Cass Co. 4-H Fair in Logansport. Ind., July 11.
A woman poses with a scaled down model of the new "Godzilla," at Tokyo Midtown in Tokyo, July 31.
A group of children watch as a member of the Colorado Springs Police Tactical Enforcement Unit shows off his submachine gun during the Colorado Springs police department's Get to Know the Police day at the Police Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 29.
Policemen and volunteers release eagle owls after their recovery from injury, in Cangzhou, Hebei province, July 10. About 36 of these injured rare birds were sent back to the wild after receiving treatment for their injuries, according to local media.
Yeoman Serjeant Bob Loughlin admires a section of an installation entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' by artist Paul Cummins, made up of 888,246 ceramic poppies in the moat of the Tower of London, to commemorate the First World War on July 28,in London, England. Each ceramic poppy represents an allied victim of the First World War and the display is due to be completed by Armistice Day on November 11, 2014.
Bob Grutza rides on horseback through his field of sunflowers, July 15,near Maysville, Ky. Grutza has five acres of sunflowers on his property.
Passengers travel on an overcrowded train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh July 8.
A newly emerged Blue Morpho butterfly hangs from the chrysalis at the Museum of Life and Science's Magic Wings Butterfly House in Durham, N.C., July 1. 1,000 new Blue Morpho butterflies will be released into the conservatory in July during twice daily release programs.
People and children are chased by a Toro del Fuego (flaming bull) as it is runs through the streets of Pamplona on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls Festival on July 8, in Pamplona, Spain.