Day of the Dead-themed face painting in Mexico City.
The skyline of the central business district of Shanghai, China.
Lunchtime at the Mercado Central in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Mosi-oa-Tunya or Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe-Zambia border as seen from the air.
Novice monks fill a tuk tuk in the centre of Luang Prabang, Laos.
The Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A member of the hunter-gathering San or Saan people from the Kalahari District of Botswana.
A seafood selection from Kotor Bay in Montenegro.
A young buddhist monk at the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The old town of Dubrovnik in Croatia.
Day of the Dead-themed face painting in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Nuptse (7,861m), Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,414m) and Ama Dablam (6,856m) by night.
Participants in the Santa Cruz carnival adjust their headwear before the start of the parade in Tenerife's principal town.
An older lady from Zhong County, Chongqing, China.
The Western Wall in old Jerusalem.
A fruit and veg stall in central San Jose, Costa Rica.
Rolling hills in Western Uganda.
Heavy rain at a train station in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka.
A market trader in Galle, Sri Lanka.
Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.
A stilt fisherman at Ahangama on the southern coast of Sri Lanka.
People queue to vote in their national election in the town of Ella in Sri Lanka.
A young novice monk cycles through the centre of Vang Vieng, Laos.
A market stall selling dried chillis in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Masai cattle herders in the Amboseli National Park, Kenya.
Bath time at the Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka.
An Ixil Mayan woman from the Western hills of Guatemala.
Street diners in Kashgar, China.
An Uighur man at Kashgar in the Xinjiang province of China.
A stone hut in the Xinjiang province of China.
The Great Wall of China near Simatai.
A lottery ticket seller in central San Jose, Costa Rica.
A walker in the Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal with Mount Everst in the background.
Masai tribesmen at the Amboseli National Park, Kenya.
Templo I in the Gran Plaza at the Mayan site of Tikal, Guatemala.
A zeal of zebras in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
A 95-year-old Guatemalan woman in the town of Chichicastenango.
Sunset in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
A Kogi chieftain at the Ciudad Perdida, Colombia.