April 14, 2006

Around The Globe in 2 Weeks

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: A pile of 2,000 single shoes lay in Trafalgar Square, London 04 April 2006 placed there by MAG (Mines Advisory Group) to mark the first UN International Day for Mine Awareness. 29 countries around the world participated today in the first-ever international mine awareness day. (Photo credit should read JOHN D MCHUGH/AFP/Getty Images)
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Karachi, PAKISTAN: A Pakistani policeman watches a burning mini passenger bus set on fire by angry protesters in Karachi, 13 April 2006. The Pakistan government sent its army to Karachi after unrest broke out ahead of funerals for Sunni Muslim leaders who were among 57 people killed in a suicide blast two days ago, officials said. (Photo credit should read RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)
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Vatican City, VATICAN CITY STATE: Picture taken 13 April 2006 shows a view of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican during Pope Benedict XVI's Thursday Mass, 13 April 2006. The Pope blessed the oil to be used for the sacrements of priests in the next 12 months. (Photo credit should read ALESSIA GIULIANI/AFP/Getty Images)
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HONG KONG, CHINA - APRIL 05: People pay respect to their relatives in front of a tombstone at Chai Wan Cemetery to mark the Qingming Festival on April 5, 2006 in Hong Kong, China. The Qingming Festival, falls on April 5, known as the "Tomb Sweeping Day", is a traditional time when Chinese people pay their respects to the deceased and ancestors, involving cleaning, repairing of tombs and sacrifice activities. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - APRIL 12: The 2007 Bentley Continental GTC convertible appears on April 12, 2006 at the 2006 New York International Auto Show in New York City. The show is open to the public from April 14-23. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 4: (CHINA OUT) A donkey penis dish is seen at one of Strong in Pot's branch restaurants at Xihai Street on April 4, 2006, in Beijing, China. The specialty of the restaurant is different varieties of animal penis as well as hot pot made with lots of ingredients and boiled penis. Strong in Pot headquarters is in China Town in Atlanta, USA; and it has three branches in Beijing, China. (Photo by Pan Songgang/ChinaFotoPress)
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Leipzig, GERMANY: Elephant lady "Trinh" enjoys a bath as visitors of the Leipzig zoo look on 01 April 2006. The zoo opened its new so-called "Elephant-Temple" with several open-air enclosures and pools. (Photo credit should read JENS SCHLUETER/AFP/Getty Images)
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San Fernando, Luzon, PHILIPPINES: A crowd lifts the cross of a Filipino being 'crucified' in San Fernando, 14 April 2006. Seven Filipinos had themselves crucified in the bloody imitation of the Passion of Jesus Christ, an annual tradition that has become a macabre tourist attraction, but the ritual proved too much for a would-be British participant who chickened out to the jeers of almost 10,000 spectators. (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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LONDON - APRIL 11: La Maison du Chocolat, the world's finest chocolatier, unveiling the UK's most expensive GBP50,000 diamond encrusted chocolate egg on April 11, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)



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