Horseback Riders Race During Festival; Painter Hones Focus in Mongolia; Workers Transport Flower Waste; and more.
José Pérez shakes hands with another rider during the festival of San Lorenzo, the patron saint of Zinacantán, in Chiapas, Mexico. During the festival, the most experienced equestrians race on the town’s main street.
Maralmaa Munkhtumur paints a landscape in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Maralmaa says she paints to improve her concentration amid modern society’s huge amount of distracting information.
Raúl Ríos and his co-workers take flower waste from the downtown market to the landfill in Mexico City. Ríos, who carries between 15 and 20 kilograms (33 to 44 pounds) of waste per trip, says the work should be done by a machine, but there aren’t any available.
Elijah Chirongwe fixes a radio at his makeshift workshop in Harare, Zimbabwe. Chirongwe says he began repairing electrical gadgets 10 years ago, after a retail shop laid him off.
Eldine Kahindo Mukatamali blows air through bamboo to stoke the fire under her stove in Kirumba, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Merveille Kavira Luneghe,
Democratic Republic of Congo
Sugar Zagdaa, left, and Sukhbaatar Zagdaa repair a truck in Erdenebulgan, Arkhangai province, Mongolia. Sukhbaatar says he is the only one in the area who rents and repairs large trucks.
Yvette Rupiya threads beads at the Jafutha Foundation in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The center offers beading classes for women and sells their work to tourists.