2016 has been a pretty terrible year with the death of legendary icons in music and film industries. This year also saw a powerful nation give into public pressure and appoint a misogynistic spoilt brat as their president. This year is also going to be remembered as the year humanity turned a blind eye to the atrocities happening in Syria.
However despite all the terrible outcomes there are some which should make us proud like the discoveries in medical science and the eradication of diseases in poverty-stricken areas, countries like Canada opening their hearts and home to help the Syrian refugees, the replenishing of the ozone layer, action being taken to address animal currently in South East Asia and many more. Below are the 45 different pictures which reflecting on the major events of 2016.
2016 Best Photos
Every January 16, riders in the village of San Bartolomé de Pinares in Spain celebrate Las Luminarias to commemorate Saint Anthony the Abbot on the eve of his feast day. In the tradition done in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of animals horses are ridden near and even through bonfires in a symbolic act of purification and protection for the year ahead which dates back hundreds of years ago during the time of the great plague.