Connect to share and comment

The Fantastic Five: Best photos of the week

Best pictures include a Madrid storefront, aid delivery in Haiti and an aboriginal Australian Elvis impersonator.

A shopper is reflected next to the window of a clothing store in a puddle of water downtown Madrid, Jan. 19, 2010. The picture has been rotated 180 degrees. (Susana Vera/Reuters)

BOSTON — From GlobalPost's editors, a selection of the best pictures of the week.

Madrid storefront

A shopper is reflected in a puddle of water next to the window of a clothing store in downtown Madrid, Jan. 19, 2010. The picture has been rotated 180 degrees. (Susana Vera/Reuters)

Haiti earthquake aid

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft drops humanitarian aid into Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas on Jan. 18, 2010. One Port-au-Prince radio station — Signal FM — survived the quake and is now helping others in the aftermath. And to help from abroad, send money not stuff. (Tech. Sgt. James L. Harper Jr./U.S. Air Force/Handout/Reuters)

China schoolhouse

Pupils listen to the teacher under portraits of China's former leaders at Gao'er Hope School, located on the top of Xiaohuatan Mountain in Jinan, Shandong province, Jan. 19, 2010. The school has only seven pupils and one teacher. Meanwhile, in Beijing, officials came out swinging in response to accusations of internet censorship. (Stringer/Reuters)

Gnarnayarrahe Waitairie, 61, an aboriginal Australian and seasoned Elvis impersonator, schmoozes with fellow enthusiasts at the Elvis Festival in Parkes, Australia. Each year on Elvis' birthday, thousands of loyal subjects flock to Parkes, a cozy bed of rurality almost 200 miles inland from Sydney, to celebrate his undying legacy. (Harry Sanna/GlobalPost)

A miniature resin figurine of a tiger, which is about 0.05 inches long and 0.04 inches high, is displayed on a needle in Taipei, Jan. 17, 2010. Taiwanese artist Chen Forng-shean created the tiger figurine to welcome the Lunar Year of the Tiger. (Pichi Chuang/Reuters)

And a cute animal bonus:

Japanese macaques gather on a tire at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in Sapporo, northern Japan, Jan. 18, 2010. And if you can't get enough of these furry friends, check out the man vs. monkey battles on Delhi's streets, the sloths of Costa Rica, South Africa's bush babies, a monkey savior in Chile — and finally, glowing monkeys. (Issei Kat/Reuters)

 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/general/100122/best-photos-week