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)
Children amuse themselves as they play along a railroad in West Java, Indonesia on September 11, 2013. (Kent Clark/Flickr)
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