Time Period

Photo of the Day : Archive by Date :

(2030 photos)

Photo: Women working in a potato field

Potato Field, India

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Women in the village of Mawsynram in the Indian state of Meghalaya ...

View Photo »

Photo: Boatman on a bamboo raft

Boatman, Philippines

Photo of the Day, June 1, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

A boatman paddles his bamboo raft along the river at Wawa Dam ...

View Photo »

Photo: Hands holding colored powder

Holi Festival, India

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated by different names in this ...

View Photo »

Photo: Person walking between rectangular salt-collecting pools

Salt Collecting, Peru

Photo of the Day, May 30, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Residents of Peru’s Sacred Valley, near Cusco, have long caught the ...

View Photo »

Photo: Priests climbing on rocks

Pointe du Raz, France

Photo of the Day, May 29, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Pointe du Raz is the westernmost point of France. After climbing to ...

View Photo »

Photo: The Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

An old stone church sits among the placid grasses of New Zealand ...

View Photo »

Photo: A woman standing beneath an ornate entryway

Agra, India

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Tourists flock to Agra to see the world-famous Taj Mahal, only to ...

View Photo »

Photo: Man and child sitting on Pagoda steps

Pagoda Steps, Nepal

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

A man and his granddaughter take a break on the steps of ...

View Photo »

Photo: A man walking down a sidestreet

Chiba, Japan

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Traditional lanterns illuminate a walk home in Chiba, one of the five ...

View Photo »

Photo: A woman watching rats drink milk from a pan

Karni Mata Temple, India

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

A woman in Deshnoke, Rajasthan, watches as rats drink milk from a ...

View Photo »

Photo: People paying for a taxi in front of a train station

Chhatrapati Shivaji Train Station, Mumbai

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji train station, formerly the Victoria Terminus, is notable ...

View Photo »

Photo: Policeman in an abandoned building

Afghan National Policeman, Kabul

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

It was very strange to see an Afghan National Police officer manning ...

View Photo »

Photo: Dancers sitting in costume

Ballerinas, Berlin

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Ballerinas prepare to hit the stage at a theater in Berlin. In ...

View Photo »

Photo: Cars parked along a narrow road

Humahuaca, Argentina

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Cars sit parked along a narrow, stone-paved road in the town of ...

View Photo »

Photo: Boy riding an ox

Boy and Ox, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

I saw this little boy on an ox while traveling alone in ...

View Photo »

Photo: Woman in a bridal gown

Bride, Havana, Cuba

Photo of the Day, May 18, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

This was taken during a wedding photo session in Havana, Cuba.


This ...

View Photo »

Photo: Fishermen pulling nets on a beach

Fishermen, India

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

This image is from Poovar Beach in south India. At dawn the ...

View Photo »

Photo: Man riding a bicycle near a railway

Tokyo Street

Photo of the Day, May 16, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

This is a gentleman rounding a corner in southern Tokyo along the ...

View Photo »

Photo: Balloon vendor

Balloon Vendor, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

A balloon seller navigates a busy Hanoi intersection searching for buyers in ...

View Photo »

Photo: Tree and animal at night

Night Landscape, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

I took this picture at nighttime in Tanzania. The tree is lit ...

View Photo »

Photo: Highways at night

Shanghai Highways

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

I'm amazed at how high the highways can stack up in ...

View Photo »

Photo: Light trails from moving vehicles along a mountain

Serra da Leba, Angola

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

This is Serra da Leba, a landmark in Angola. It has been ...

View Photo »

Photo: Silhouettes of people walking in geothermal mist

Geothermal Spring, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Tourists explore the geothermal fields at Gunnuhver in Reykjanes, Iceland.


This photo ...

View Photo »

Photo: Venice cafe

Venice Carnival

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Carnival revelers take a break at one of Venice's countless sidewalk ...

View Photo »

Photo: Buddha head surrounded by tree roots

Buddha, Thailand

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Inextricably joined with a bodhi tree—the same type of tree under ...

View Photo »

Photo: Paris café

Sidewalk Café, Paris

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Paris is a densely settled metropolis, but one with numerous small parks ...

View Photo »

Photo: Hindu man

Pokhara, Nepal

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Inconsistency of Bollywood films with the Hindu reality


This photo and caption ...

View Photo »

Photo: A veiled woman walking by a mosaic wall

Hazrat Ali Mosque, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Here, a woman passes the Hazrat Ali mosque (the "Blue Mosque") in ...

View Photo »

Photo: Snow-dusted trees obscured by fog

Rideout Bay, Ontario

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

This is an image from Rideout Bay in Kenora, Ontario, situated on ...

View Photo »

Photo: Brightly attired Indian women clustered together

Bridal Procession

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Women in bright saris crowd together as they walk in a bridal ...

View Photo »

Photo: Birds in a tree

Pantanal, Brazil

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Birds in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso in central-western Brazil


This photo ...

View Photo »

Photo: Crowds sitting on benches in Beijing

Beijing Tourists

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Benches lining the walls outside the Forbidden City provide a moment’s ...

View Photo »

Photo: Brightly clothed jockeys on horses

Nagqu Horse Festival, Tibet

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Teenage jockeys race Nangchen purebreds at the Nagqu Horse Festival, a centuries-old ...

View Photo »

Photo: Canyon landscape

Canyon Landscape, Utah

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Here is a photo from Dead Horse Point State Park ...

View Photo »

Photo: Truck remains in a forest

Old Truck in a Forest

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Deep in the woods, this truck is taken back by ...

View Photo »

Photo: Children playing in rain

Children Playing in Rain, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Children playing in seasonal rains are a great sight of ...

View Photo »

Related Features

  • Picture of a diver in Green Lake, Tragöss, Austria

    Best of May

    See a selection of editor's favorites, featuring a diver in an underwater park, a lioness chasing her prey, a Cape buffalo and its bird friend, and more.

  • Picture of a lion’s mane jellyfish in Bonne Bay, St. Lawrence Gulf

    Best of April

    See a roundup of editor's favorites, featuring a lion's mane jellyfish, a star-filled sky, an island seemingly floating in air, and more.