Top travel pics of the week

21:28, Jun 05 2014
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A girl wearing a traditional costume, smiles next to members of a historical battle re-enactment group dressed in early 19th century French army uniforms as they prepare to participate in a Spanish Independence War battle re-enactment during the "Ronda Romantica" in Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain.
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A woman wearing a costume from the era of 18th century painter Francisco Goya, while a horse-drawn carriage passes along the "Puente Nuevo" (New Bridge) during the "Ronda Romantica". It's a cultural, historical and tourist event during which thousands of people, dressed in traditional costumes, recreate the era of the bandits, drovers and romantic travellers of the 19th Century.
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They also recreate the war of Spanish Independence which started in 1808 with the invasion by French Napoleonic troops and lasted until 1814, when the French were defeated and expelled from the country.
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A tourist walks in front of the Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill in Athens. Tourism is Greece's biggest earner, accounting for about 17 per cent of its output and 20 per cent of jobs. The country is banking on a record number of tourist arrivals this year to set a long-awaited economic recovery in motion.
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Performers in Qing Dynasty costumes wait for a performance to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, at the Imperial Palace Museum in Shenyang, Liaoning province. The festival is commemorated in memory of Chinese patriotic poet Qu Yuan, who drowned himself on the day in 277 B.C.
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Ethnic minority participants display freshly made Zongzi, or Chinese rice dumplings, during the first Minority Zongzi Festival, to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival, at a national park in Pu'er, Yunnan province. Zongzi, a traditional Chinese food made from rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, is commonly eaten during the "Duanwu" or Dragon Boat Festival.
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A child reacts next to an Australian actor of Snuff Puppets theatre company costumed for "Body Puppets" performance during the "B-Fit in the Street" theatre festival in downtown Bucharest.
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Spectators watch a concert by Portuguese band Xutos & Pontapes at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Lisbon.
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A participant from the US flies a kite in the shape of a ray fish during the Kelantan International Kite Festival in Tumpat, Kelantan. Approximately 42 participants from 18 countries as well as 180 local participants will be taking part in the Festival.
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Participants of the Khamoro World Roma Festival dance through the historical centre of Prague.
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The festival aims to showcase Roma culture and improve relations between society and members of the Roma community, according to the organisers.
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The festival has take place during the last week of May since 1999.
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An elaborately dressed monk costumed as a native bird prepares to dance during the Tenchi Festival in Lo Manthang, Nepal.
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The tsowo, lead monk during the festival, descends the stairs of the former King's palace before a ceremonial dance during the Tenchi Festival.
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Monks play music and perform Buddhist ceremonies outside of the city gates during the Tenchi Festival. The Festival takes place annually in Lo Manthang, the capital of Upper Mustang and the former Tibetan Kingdom of Lo. Each spring, monks perform ceremonies, rites, and dances during the Tenchi Festival to dispel evils and demons from the former kingdom.
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People look at at Gundam, an 18 metre tall giant robot on permanent display at Odaiba in Tokyo, Japan. Odaiba is a large artificial island on Tokyo Bay.
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An elderly Chinese man flexes his muscles as he performs a martial arts routine on the street for onlookers in Beijing, China. Local police moved the man along a few minutes later citing a lack of permit.
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An elderly man in his dinghy watches the Dragon Boat Festival in Aberdeen Harbour in Hong Kong. The dragon boat festival is also known as Tuen Ng Festival and commemorates the death of Qu Yan two thousand years ago. Qu drowned himself in the Mi Lo river in protest against corrupt rulers.
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People ride a horse and carriage in Isfahan's Unesco-listed central square in Isfahan, Iran. Isfahan, with its immense mosques, picturesque bridges and ancient bazaar, is a virtual living museum of Iranian traditional culture, and is Iran's top tourist destination.
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A carpet vendor awaits customers at his shop in the Bazar-e Bozorg in Isfahan, Iran. International sactions have severely affected Iran's carpet industry.

Here's a round up of some of the top travel photos from around the world this week. Which one is your favourite? Leave a comment below.

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