The Tian Tan Buddha sits atop a hill surrounded by lush trees in Hong Kong. Photographed on October 12, 2015. (Joe Hunt/Flickr)
A bird prepares to fly off from a dock by the water in Sabah, Malaysia on October 13, 2015. (Phalinn Ooi/Flickr)
Thousands of fruit bats emerge from the mangroves at twilight in search of food in Komodo National Park, Indonesia on October 16, 2015. (Marc/Flickr)
A look at the preparations and celebrations associated with the sacred Hindu holiday.
The sky turns a pastel shade of purple as the sun sets over Siem Reap, Cambodia on October 11, 2015. (tyler sprague/Flickr)
A man adjusts the fishing net on his boat in Yawnghwe, Myanmar on October 24, 2015. (Eric Montfort/Flickr)
A flock of Indian peafowls are seen crossing long and winding train tracks in Secunderabad, India on October 31, 2015. (Belur Ashok/Flickr)
The structure in Astana, Kazakhstan's newish capital, is one of the world's largest government buildings.
Buddhist men walk down a road in Luang Prabang, one of the Southeast Asian country's most popular tourist destinations.
Vendors under umbrellas sell food at a market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Roberto Trombetta/Flickr)
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