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Our world in photos: July 19

July 19, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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CALIFORNIA — Lowriders: A Lowrider rode on three wheels on Sunset Blvd., in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles late on Sunday afternoon.
Photo: Damian Dovarganes/AP


JAPAN — Practice: Heather Bansley, from Canada, practiced during women’s beach volleyball practice at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Monday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP


NICARAGUA — Sandinista Revolution: A woman fired a homemade mortar during commemorations for the 42nd anniversary of the triumph of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution that toppled dictator Anastasio Somoza in Managua, late on Sunday.
Photo: Miguel Andrés/AP


FRANCE — Winner: Tour de France winner Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, celebrated on the podium after the 21st, and last stage, of the Tour de France cycling race on the Champs Elysees in Paris, on Sunday.
Photo: Christophe Ena/AP


PALESTINE — Eid al-Adha: Palestinian women prepared sweets ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on Monday. Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Islam’s most important holiday marked the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham to Christians and Jews) to sacrifice his son, begins on Tuesday with Muslims slaughtering animals and celebrating the end of their annual hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Photo: Majdi Mohammed/AP


LOUISIANA — Celebration: Zaila Avant-garde, the 14-year-old who recently won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, second-lined with Zulu warriors during a celebration in her honor on Sunday, in Harvey. Zaila, her mother Alma Heard, friends, and well-wishers gathered at the Woodmere Cafe to watch a raucous parade of fire engines, police, motorcycles, horses, and cars.
Photo: Scott Threlkeld/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP


KYRGYZSTAN — Fashion show: Models displayed the collection by Russian designer Kima Dongak during the World Nomads Fashion festival Issyk-Kul 2021, at Cholpon-Ata, a resort town on the northern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, on Saturday.
Photo: Vladimir Voronin/AP


NEPAL — Vaccination: A disabled Nepalese girl waited with her mother to receive a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the Nepal Disabled Association Khagendra New Life Center in Kathmandu, on Monday. A shipment of 1.5 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine donated by the U.S. arrived last week in Nepal.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


CHINA — Smile: A woman bicycled past a smiley face on a billboard outside a shopping mall in Beijing, on Monday.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP


HAITI — Gambling: People gambled money during a fight between roosters at the “Anbalakay kay kano” cockfighting club in the Bwa Moket neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, on Sunday. Cockfighting offers winners about $150 per fight.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP

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