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Photo: Hot air balloons float over the landscape

Balloon Flight, Bagan

Photo of the Day, June 10, 2011

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Floating over the 2,300 temples at dawn in Bagan ...

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Photo: Children looking at a train from above

Children Watching Train, Edinburgh

Photo of the Day, June 9, 2011

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Photo: A misty mountain range

Morning Mist, Knuckles Range

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2011

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Watching the morning mist move over the Knuckles range in ...

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Photo: A crow flies over statues of Buddha

Buddhas and Bird, Sri Lanka

Photo of the Day, June 7, 2011

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Sri Lanka's ubiquitous Buddhas mingle with one of Sri ...

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Photo: A leopard standing on a fallen tree

Leopard, South Africa

Photo of the Day, June 6, 2011

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A dew-bathed juvenile leopard takes a peaceful moment atop a ...

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Photo: Interior curved corridor in a 17th-century stone tower

Round Tower, Copenhagen

Photo of the Day, June 5, 2011

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The Round Tower is a 17th-century tower built under the ...

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Photo: Jockeys in colorful jerseys coming around a racetrack

Palio Horse Race, Siena

Photo of the Day, June 4, 2011

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One year of hopes, no more than ninety seconds to ...

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Photo: A nighttime street scene in Havana

Centro Habana

Photo of the Day, June 3, 2011

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Taken in Centro Habana late at night. Wandering the streets ...

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Photo: A close-up of a tiger in Thailand

Tiger, Chiang Mai

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2011

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I will never forget the opportunity I had to be ...

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Photo: A group of monks in red robes

Monks, Bhutan

Photo of the Day, June 1, 2011

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At the Dzong in Punakha, Bhutan, a young monk breaks ...

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Photo: A boater on a lake in Indonesia

Situ Gunung, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2011

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Taken at a lake named Situ Gunung in Indonesia ...

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Photo: A flamenco dancer giving a performance

Flamenco Dancer, Seville

Photo of the Day, May 30, 2011

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Flamenco dancer, Seville, Spain

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Photo: A surfer catching a wave in Indonesia

Surfing, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, May 29, 2011

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A traditional Indonesian boat passes behind a surfer doing ...

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Photo: A couple relaxing on the deck of a cruise ship

Ocean Cruise, Mexico

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2011

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I took a cruise trip to Mexico, and I ...

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Photo: Climbers hiking the Aiguille du Midi

Alpine Climbers, Aiguille du Midi

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2011

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I captured these adventurers after a warm and toasty ...

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Photo: Sunlit hills and sand dunes in Ireland

Inishowen, Ireland

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2011

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Morning sun touches the hills and sand dunes of ...

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Photo: A Namaqua chameleon casts a shadow on the sand

Namaqua Chameleon, Namibia

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2011

The markings of a Namaqua chameleon match the sand in Namibia's Sperrgebiet National Park, confusing predators.

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Photo: Nuns eating lollipops outside a parochial school

Nuns, Colombia

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2011

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While exploring Cartagena, Colombia's Central District, I caught ...

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Photo: A view of Sydney's Old Town at dawn.

Old Town, Sydney

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2011

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Old Town Sydney, Australia, at very early dawn. This ...

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Photo: An underwater sculpture park in Grenada

Underwater Sculpture Park, Grenada

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2011

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Underwater sculpture park in Grenada, West Indies

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Photo: A surfer heads into the icy water off Iceland's west coast.

Cold Water Surfing, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2011

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Surfer and photographer Chris Burkard captured surfer Keith Malloy ...

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Photo: The Eiffel Tower at night

Eiffel Tower

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2011

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At night, at the base of the Eiffel Tower ...

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Photo: An aurora lights up the sky over a lake

Aurora Borealis, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2011

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This photo was taken in Iceland.

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Photo: Waves crashing over rocks covered with sea grass and kelp

Bodega Head, California

Photo of the Day, May 18, 2011

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Bright green sea grass and shiny kelp hold fast ...

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Photo: Camel thorn trees silhouetted against sand dunes

Camel Thorn Trees, Namibia

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2011

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Tinted orange by the morning sun, a soaring dune ...

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Photo: A band plays during a wedding procession

Wedding Procession, India

Photo of the Day, May 16, 2011

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I took this picture during a wedding procession in ...

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Photo: A sunset view from a mountain summit

Mount Rocciamelone, Italy

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2011

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Sunset view from the summit of Mount Rocciamelone (3 ...

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Photo: Costumed performers participate in the Tenjin Matsuri festival

Tenjin Matsuri, Osaka

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2011

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This shot shows the color, excitement, and movement of ...

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Photo: Night shot of a busy city intersection

Intersection, Seoul

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2011

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Busy Friday night traffic made a rainbow on the ...

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Photo: A group of Chinese opera singers getting ready for a performance

Chinese Opera Singers

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2011

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A group of traveling Chinese Opera singers came to ...

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Photo: Zayed Mosque

Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2011

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This picture was taken in Zayed Mosque in Abu ...

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Photo: Children playing in a city fountain

Fountain, Tel Aviv

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2011

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Israeli children playing at the local fountain in Tel ...

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Photo: A group of climbers jump from Half Dome

BASE Jumping, Yosemite

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2011

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Leaping from Half Dome is illegal, but in Yosemite ...

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Photo: Cobblestone alley in France

Annecy, France

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2011

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A small street in Annecy, France, in late afternoon ...

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Photo: Hot air balloons floating over a valley

Hot Air Ballooning, Turkey

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2011

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The spectacular view from a hot air balloon at ...

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Photo: Coastal town of Yalta at twilight

Yalta

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2011

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Phosphorescent dusk settles over Yalta, a fashionable resort for ...

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