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Garden of the Gods, Hawaii, 1996

Photo: Geological formation on Hawaiian island

A time-exposed photograph turns car headlights into luminous trails winding through the Garden of the Gods on Hawaii's Lanai Island.

In the foreground sits a cairn of red-brown volcanic stones, likely built by tourists. Locals usually dismantle the visitors' handiwork though.

(Text adapted from and photo shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Hiding Away in Lanai," January/February 1997, National Geographic Traveler magazine)

Photograph by Jim Richardson

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