The Week in Photos: From Street Performers in Lagos to Flooding in Auckland

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
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A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Performers dance during the Lagos Street Carnival on December 3rd, 2017, in Lagos. Commercial activities in the bustling Ikeja district of Lagos were grounded as people danced along the major roads to celebrate the second edition of the Lagos street carnival, heralding the Christmas and New Year's period.

Performers dance during the Lagos Street Carnival on December 3rd, 2017, in Lagos. Commercial activities in the bustling Ikeja district of Lagos were grounded as people danced along the major roads to celebrate the second edition of the Lagos street carnival, heralding the Christmas and New Year's period.

A Polar Bear Club swimmer carries an American flag as the group makes its annual icy plunge into the Atlantic Ocean on January 1st, 2018, on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

A Polar Bear Club swimmer carries an American flag as the group makes its annual icy plunge into the Atlantic Ocean on January 1st, 2018, on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Candles and flowers are displayed outside a grocery store on January 2nd, 2018, where a 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend in the western German town of Kandel.

Candles and flowers are displayed outside a grocery store on January 2nd, 2018, where a 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend in the western German town of Kandel.

Motorists wait as cows cross a road in Abobo, a suburb of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on January 3rd, 2018.

Motorists wait as cows cross a road in Abobo, a suburb of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on January 3rd, 2018.

A man walks in the middle of a flooded waterfront on January 5th, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. Heavy wind and rain have struck the region, with over 12,000 homes in and around Auckland losing power overnight. More flooding and damage is expected today from continued high winds.

A man walks in the middle of a flooded waterfront on January 4th, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. Heavy wind and rain have struck the region, with over 12,000 homes in and around Auckland losing power overnight. More flooding and damage is expected today from continued high winds.

Firefighters take part in the traditional Three Kings parade (Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos) marking Epiphany in Madrid on January 5th, 2018

Firefighters take part in the traditional Three Kings parade (Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos) marking Epiphany in Madrid on January 5th, 2018

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