Lonely Planet Writer

Around the world in 6 photos: Thursday’s images

Thursday’s images come from Bahrain, China, North Korea, Germany and more.

A multi-coloured greenhouse on Southbank in London created by Chef and entrepreneur Thomasina Miers to celebrate the global Spark Your City movement.
Image by Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

A multi-coloured greenhouse on the Southbank in London, created by Chef and entrepreneur Thomasina Miers, to celebrate the global Spark Your City movement.

Only one paw is visible after polar bear 'Nanuq' jumped into the pool in its enclosure in the Hannover zoo, Thursday Dec. 3, 2015.
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Only one paw is visible after polar bear ‘Nanuq’ jumped into the pool in its enclosure in the Hannover zoo in Germany, 3 December.

The Al Fursan aerobatic team flies over Dubai Media City on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, as part of the World Air Games in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Image by AP Photo/Jon Gambrell

The Al Fursan aerobatic team flies over Dubai Media City on Thursday 3 December, as part of the World Air Games in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

A partially-completed 430-meter (1,410-foot) bridge stretches about 300 meters (984 feet) above a valley in a scenic zone in Zhangjiajie in southern China's Hunan province Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. According to Chinese media, the bridge will be the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge when it is finished in 2016.
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A partially-completed 430-metre (1,410-foot) bridge stretches about 300 metres (984 feet) above a valley in a scenic zone in Zhangjiajie in southern China‘s Hunan province 3 December. According to Chinese media, the bridge will be the world’s longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge when it’s finished in 2016

Two farmers walk between snow covered farm fields on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Kujang county, North Pyongan, North Korea where the winter season has started.
Image by AP Photo/Wong Maye-E

Two farmers walk between snow covered farm fields on 3 December, in Kujang county, North Pyongan, North Korea where the winter season has started.

Bahraini Shiite Muslims wash up after flagellating themselves with swords as part of the Arbaeen ritual in Muharraq, Bahrain, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. The holiday marks the end of the forty day mourning period following the anniversary of the 7th century martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson.
Image by AP Photo/Hasan Jamali

Bahraini Shiite Muslims wash up after flagellating themselves with swords as part of the Arbaeen ritual in Muharraq, Bahrain, 3 December. The holiday marks the end of the forty day mourning period following the anniversary of the 7th century martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson.