In Focus blogs on a regular basis on TheAtlantic.com a series of photos about subjects that play in the news or related to it. This time you can watch a photo series named 'News photos - Down and Dirty'.
A short description of the photo series:
Getting out and getting dirty in the summertime can make for some good, clean fun. Between mud festivals, mud races, mud bathing, "tough guy" competitions, and outdoor religious ceremonies, people all around the world have recently been finding great reasons to go outside and feel the earth between their toes. Collected here are a few images from our muddy world. [32 photos]
Read the rest of this photo report on The Atlantic - In Focus