Every month, Esquire photo editor chooses the 10 most interesting photos of the month. In the selection of January – the “sky corridor” between the skyscrapers in China , for the first time in history the rover landed on the dark side of the moon , the Vatican team on the run and not only. The best photos of January 2019.
The best photos of January 2019 | Japanese hairdresser Megumi Takei-shih cuts a camel pattern in front of the Bikaner Camel Festival in the Indian state of Rajasthan in the north of the country, January 10, 2019
The photo shows the construction of the sky corridor bearing wall on the skyscrapers of the Raffles City business center in Chongqing, China. The project was successfully completed this month. January 16, 2019
Athletes from the Vatican Athletes Team run against the background of St. Peter’s Basilica, January 10, 2019. The Vatican announced the creation of its own sports team, which included about 60 athletes. Among them are guards from Switzerland, pharmacists, nannies, priests, and even a 62-year-old professor who works in the Vatican Apostolic Library.
The Yutu-2 rover, taken by the Chang’e-4 probe on the moon, January 11, 2019. In January, China announced that the mission of the Chang’e-4 apparatus, which was supposed to land on the dark side of the moon for the first time, was successful.
2019, the Dakar Rally lasts from January 6 to January 17. Both professionals and amateurs participate in these transcontinental races, and in addition to rally cars there are tests among motorcycles, ATVs, all-terrain vehicles and trucks. In the photo, motorcycle rider Jose Ignacio Florimo Corneio is trying to cope with the sands of the desert in Peru, where he runs part of the rally track this year, January 15, 2019
Cambodians in the Victory Parade at the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This year, the country celebrates its 40th anniversary since the liberation of the Khmer Rouge bloody regime in 1979, January 7, 2019
Snow removal in the rooms of the hotel Saentist in Schwegalp, Switzerland, January 11, 2019. According to police reports, three people in the city were slightly injured because of the avalanche that day.
Birds on one of the courts of the Australian Open, January 17, 2019
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