The Week in Photos: From a Refugee Camp in Syria to the Holi Festival in India - Pacific Standard

The Week in Photos: From a Refugee Camp in Syria to the Holi Festival in India

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
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A group of environmental activists hold a traditional ceremony during an event called Marry a Tree, in the community of San Jacinto Amilpas, Mexico, on February 25th, 2018. Marry a Tree began as a ritual of giving thanks to Mother Earth carried out by the organization Bedani; it later gave way to a symbolic wedding based on Inca customs where women and men marry trees in a rite led by Peruvian actor and environmentalist Richard Torres.

A group of environmental activists hold a traditional ceremony during an event called Marry a Tree, in the community of San Jacinto Amilpas, Mexico, on February 25th, 2018. Marry a Tree began as a ritual of giving thanks to Mother Earth carried out by the organization Bedani; it later gave way to a symbolic wedding based on Inca customs where women and men marry trees in a rite led by Peruvian actor and environmentalist Richard Torres.

Displaced Syrians, who fled their homes in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, carry boxes of humanitarian aid supplied by the United Nations Children's Fund at a refugee camp in Syria's northeastern Hassakeh province on February 26th, 2018.

Displaced Syrians, who fled their homes in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, carry boxes of humanitarian aid supplied by the United Nations Children's Fund at a refugee camp in Syria's northeastern Hassakeh province on February 26th, 2018.

Fishermen row through heavy snowfall as they return to the shores of Lake Ohrid in Pogradec, Albania, on February 27th, 2018. Heavy snow and low temperatures have hit the Balkan countries, including Albania, causing problems for the traffic and power supply.

Fishermen row through heavy snowfall as they return to the shores of Lake Ohrid in Pogradec, Albania, on February 27th, 2018. Heavy snow and low temperatures have hit the Balkan countries, including Albania, causing problems for the traffic and power supply.

Camels belonging to Qatari owners are seen inside a truck next to the Shuwaikh Port in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on February 28th, 2018. More than 10,000 camels have been stuck in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the Gulf Cooperation Council crisis.

Camels belonging to Qatari owners are seen inside a truck next to the Shuwaikh Port in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on February 28th, 2018. More than 10,000 camels have been stuck in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the Gulf Cooperation Council crisis.

Traditional Kandyan dancers perform during a procession in front of the Gangarama Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 1st, 2018, during the Navam Perahera Festival, the city's biggest two-day annual Buddhist procession.

Traditional Kandyan dancers perform during a procession in front of the Gangarama Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 1st, 2018, during the Navam Perahera Festival, the city's biggest two-day annual Buddhist procession.

Indian devotees and foreign tourist take part in the "kapda phaar," or cloth tearing, during Holi festival celebrations in Pushkar, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, on March 2nd, 2018. Holi, the popular Hindu spring festival of colors, is observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon of the lunar month.

Indian devotees and foreign tourist take part in the "kapda phaar," or cloth tearing, during Holi festival celebrations in Pushkar, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, on March 2nd, 2018. Holi, the popular Hindu spring festival of colors, is observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon of the lunar month.

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