Kazakhstan, 9.33 am
On frozen Lake Kopa, a Kazakh fisherman drills a hole in the hope of making a good catch in the meter-thick ice. The mountain slope in the background sports the name of the town Hollywood-style in the winter sun.
Mauritius, 7.39 am
Colorful umbrellas offer shade and protection from the African sun in an arcade of the Le Caudan Waterfront shopping mall near the marina. The colors change with the seasons and to mark special occasions.
Mexico, 1.41 pm
In the homeland of famous freedom fighters Morelos and Zapata things are a lot more relaxed than they were in the 19th century. This Mexican has found a shady spot where he and his car can cool off.