A photographer captures a luminous display of fireworks in Putrajaya, Malaysia on August 31, 2013. (William Cheng/Flickr)
A tree begins to bloom, signaling the start of spring in Wellington, New Zealand on September 13, 2013. (sleepcreature/Flickr)
A woman walks past colorful paintings for sale on the roadside in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 28, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's independence movement, was born in Porbandar, India on on October 2, 1869. Here's a look at the many tributes to Gandhi on his birthday.
The Tianlong Bridge is just one of three majestic natural bridges in Wulong, China. (llee_wu/Flickr)
A monk pauses for a moment of prayer in Myanmar on September 7, 2013. (East.Lucky/Flickr)
A pensive woman takes a break in Vietnam on September 5, 2013. (Francois Le Minh/Flickr)
The Cradle Mountains tower over the tranquil waters of Dove Lake in Tasmania, Australia on September 10, 2013. (Luke Chapman/Flickr)
A miniature golden Buddha sits in front of a giant Buddha statue surrounded by old columns in Ayutthaya, Thailand in September 2013. (Daniel Jarrett)
A group of women celebrate the Dinagyang Festival that honors Santo Niño and the arrival of Malay tribes in Panay in Iloilo, Philippines on January 27, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
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