Don't miss our favorite photos from this week in travel - pipe bands compete in the World Pipe Band Championship, students take an upside-down yoga class and much more.
Construction continues in New York on the 9/11 memorial. One World Trade Center, the building on the far right, will be the city's tallest skyscraper at a symbolic 1,776 feet.
The World Pipe Band Championship at Glasgow Green in Scotland. Over 200 pipe bands from around the world compete in the championship, which has been held in the city for more than 60 years.
A tourist poses on a crocodile at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo in Thailand.
Students hang upside down in hammocks as they take part in an "antigravity" yoga class at the Om Factory in New York.
Race fans Chuck Cummings (L) and Bill Flint place plastic pink flamingos in the salt near their viewing area during the Bonneville SpeedWeek race on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Hundreds of drag race cars will attempt to set land speed records during the week.
A man wearing traditional Bavarian clothes pours himself a beer on Lake Staffelsee while watching the 'Fischerstechen,' or fisherman joust, competition in Seehausen, Germany.
Participants in the 'City 2 Surf' run in Sydney, Australia. A record 80,000 people registered to take part in this year's event that begins in Sydney's city district and finishes at Bondi Beach.
A French monk joins pilgrims in a game of tug of war in Oviedo, Spain, during celebrations leading up to Pope Benedict's visit. Up to 1 million pilgrims are expected to attend various events during the week, culminating in the Pope's arrival in Madrid.
Boys dressed as holy cows at the parade to mark the Gaijatra festival, or "cow festival," in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Joe Wales drives the Bluebird Electric car as he attempts to break the British land speed record in Pendine, Wales.
Muslim women pray at the Pattani Central Mosque in Thailand during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The long evening prayer comes after Iftar, the breaking of the day-long fast from sunrise to sunset.
A woman and a child stand on a viewing platform at Tiefenbachkogl mountain in the Oetztal Alps in Austria.