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12 BIZARRE photos from around the world

February 04, 2015 09:39 IST

These photos prove that we live in a rather strange world.


Two women practice yoga next to trees covered in frost at the Tianmen Mountain resort in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters


French twins Vincent and Thomas Seris shop for food in a commercial centre in Bordeaux. Born with Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP), Vincent Seris and his twin Thomas cannot be exposed to the sun and its ultraviolet light, which could provoke precocious cancers due to a autosomal recessive genetic disorder of DNA repair. Colloquially referred to as Children of the Night (Les Enfants de la Lune) the Seris twins are among 70 to 80 people in France who suffer from the genetic defect. Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters


Pedestrians look on as a topless man , carrying a Chinese national flag and wearing cardboards printed with advertisements, promotes exercise equipment on a street covered by thin snow in Zhumadian, Henan province. Photograph: Reuters


Residents carry a slaughtered pig dressed with little red ribbons as they walk home on a street, which was shut to traffic due to ice, in Leishan county, Guizhou province. Photograph: Reuters


A participant works on a snow sculpture for a competition during a snow festival called ‘King Matjaz's Castles; in Crna na Koroskem. Some 50 teams from Slovenia and Croatia are taking part in the competition. Photograph: Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters


A worker puts the final touches on a giant figure of Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger during preparations for the carnival parade in Nice. The 131th Carnival of Nice runs from February 13 to March 1 and will celebrate the "king of Music". Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters


A body modification artist known as Red Skull poses for a picture at Venezuela Expo Tattoo in. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters


A tourist visits a room inside the Balea Lac Hotel of Ice in the Fagaras mountains. Entirely made of ice, the hotel offers accommodation in 12 double rooms with king size beds, where the temperature is between -2 and +2 degrees Celsius. Photograph: Radu Sigheti/Reuters


A competitor is placed in the stocks ahead of the annual Tough Guy Challenge race on Telford, England. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images


A protestor walks past a council meeting to decide on two sites in Lancashire for fracking plants, at Lancashire County Hall in Preston, England. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images


Students lay out in their bathing suits on the Quad, on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Boston, and much of the Northeast, is being hit with heavy snow from Winter Storm Juno. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images


A woman gathers mackerel after a fish spill on the Ravenhill Road in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Bystanders observed a fish tanker coming to an abrupt halt at a traffic light junction causing the spill with many local residents gathering hundreds of the fish in plastic bags. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images