Check out our favorite travel photos from the week of September 2-8, 2011. A 21-foot crocodile is caught in the Philippines, and competitors participate in the National Buffalo Wing Festival.
Workers prepare for the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The Tribute in Lights is comprised of 88 searchlights that beam into the sky near the site of the World Trade Center.
Fireworks explode above St. Basil's cathedral during the "Spasskaya Tower" international military music festival on Moscow's Red Square. Military bands from several countries participate in the annual festival.
Kevin Wagter, dressed as a "Dust Demon," at the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada.
Girls in North Korea perform in an auditorium in the Special Economic Zone of Rason city.
Aldabra giant tortoises fight for a carrot during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo. The Aldabra giant tortoise can weigh more than 5 times an average human being.
An artist's depiction of the Royal Wedding on display in Sydney, Australia, as part of the VisitBritain tourism campaign.
A reveler at the West Indian-American Day Parade in Brooklyn. More than 2 million spectators were expected to attend the celebration of Caribbean culture.
A member of the Edmonton Eskimos cheer squad is tossed into the air during the annual classic CFL football game between the Calgary Stampeders and the Edmonton Eskimos in Calgary, Alberta.
The Atholl Highlanders arrive at the Braemar Highland Games in Scotland. Each year thousands of visitors descend on the small village of Braemar to watch the Scottish tradition.
Competitors participate in the Buffalo Wing Eating Championship during the National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, New York.
Polo players at the King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament in Hua Hin, Thailand. The charity event has raised $300,000 to date and the money is used for caring for more than 60 elephants at the Thai Elephant Conservation center in Lampang.
On the first Sunday of every September, Venetians pile into boats for the "Regata Storica" (Historical Regatta), a procession that commemorates the welcome given to Caterina Cornaro, wife of the King of Cyprus, in 1489 after she renounced her throne in favor of Venice.
Residents use their hands to measure a 21-foot saltwater crocodile, which is suspected of having attacked several people, after it was caught in Nueva Era in the southern Philippines. The crocodile is the largest caught in the country to date, according to the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center.