Sunday, February 7, 2010

Best Photos of... 2008

Little late… but great photos…

10. 1. 2008 Grindelwald Swiss resort as seen by the long timed camera.
17. 1. 2008 In Tijuana, Mexico, policeman carries a child out of harms way during a raid on a drug cartel group.
17. 01. 2008 A young boy let out a scream as he sees the Kenyan policemen with a baton, to approach his home. The police were looking for antigovernment protesters.
20. 1. 2008 The silhouette of a hand against the jellyfish, in Ocean Park, Hong Kong.
29. 1.2008 Torches burning on the Viking Squad walk in Shetland Islands during the annual celebration of Up Helly Aa
09. 2. 2008 Large hill ski jumping, FIS World Cup event in Liberec, Czech Republic.
11. 2. 2008 In Seoul, Korea; firefighters attempt to save the Namdaemun gate, the oldest wooden structure in South Korea.
01. 3. 2008 In Kenya, Massai and Kalenjin warriors clashed over a land dispute in Olmeily valley. More than 20 warriors have been killed with bow and arrows
06. 3. 2008 A polar bear shakes the water of it self, in a Zoo, in Quebec.
10. 03. 2008 A Dutch ship Artemis ran aground, driven by more than 130 Km/h wind in Western France.
15. 3. 2008 Fishermen are seen, on the yearly Argungu fishing festival in Kebbi, Nigeria.
15. 4. 2008 In Congo a plane burst into flames after its crash on the marketplace, killing 40 people.
16. 04. 2008 In the Gaza strip, a missile hit the Reuter news agency’s car, killing the cameramen and two other civilians.
02. 5. 2008 Lighting bolts at Chaiten volcano in Chile.
05. 5. 2008 In Guarrero state ,Mexiko, a man dressed as a tiger, prepares for a violent ceremonial fight with other man, for rain and good harvest.
14. 5. 2008 In Switzerland pilot Yves Rossy demonstrates the first jet powered fixed wing apparatus.
15. 5. 2008 Rubble left after the earthquake in Sichuan province, China.
18. 5. 2008 A US. Marine fires a shot at Taliban forces in Afghanistan.
19. 5. 2008 In Myanmar people buddle up in rain as they await passing of the devastating cyclone Nargis…
30. 5. 2008 Kenyan athletes train for 2008. Olympic Games
31. 5. 2008 The space shuttle Discovery during the lift of on the way to Space Station, at Kenedy Space Center, Florida.
06. 6. 2008 Israeli soldiers fired tear gas canisters on Palestinian and Israeli peace demonstrators near Ramallah, West Bank.
09. 6. 2008 To prevent sunlight to form carcinogen bromide, workers releasing bales of 4 inch black plastic balls in the Ivanhoe reservoir in Los Angeles.
14. 06. 2008 Houses are piled up against the bridge in Cedar Rapids Iowa, after the Cedar River rose out of its banks on 14. 06. 2008
03. 9. 2008 Aerial view of Gonaives, Haiti, after the tropical storm Hanna.
20. 9. 2008 Marriott Hotel in flames, after the terrorist bomb blasted in Islamabad, Pakistan
07. 10. 2008 A refuge boy find shelter behind a tent from the dust storm in Kabul.
12.10.2008 A flare gun is used to set a backfire in Little Tujunga canyon, California.
16. 10. 2008 Along the Cambodian-Thailand border is the 900 year old Preah Viear temple. On the 4.6 sq km ownership disputed grounds (mostly Hindu ruins) some 200 Cambodians have taken refuge.
07 11 2008 Big wave ski ride in Australia.
07. 11. 2008 One of the students (still alive) after the school collapsed in Point au Prince, Haiti.
12 11 2008 In Austria; man in traditional Perchten costume.
05. 12. 2008 Aoraki Mount Kook, New Zeland. Two Japanese climbers were stranded for six days just 50 meters below the 3754 meter peak, because of bad weather conditions. One of them died before the rescue helicopter reached them.