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Photo: Two hands covered in henna

Henna Hands, India

Photo of the Day, June 10, 2010

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The hands of a woman in Jaipur are covered with mehndi patterns ...

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Photo: A couple on large rocky cliffs overlooking ocean

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Photo of the Day, June 9, 2010

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The craggy Cliffs of Moher wrap around the western coast of County ...

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Photo: Man preparing noodles on a Bangkok street

Noodle Chef, Thailand

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2010

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A strainer full of noodles, fresh off an open fire, commands the ...

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Photo: A young girl wearing several cowboy hats

Cowboy Hats

Photo of the Day, June 7, 2010

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A girl wears several hats in the town of Humahuaca in northern ...

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Photo: A dancer covered in mud and paint

Mambukal Mudpack Festival

Photo of the Day, June 6, 2010

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Held at the height of monsoon season, the Mambukal Mudpack Festival in ...

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Photo: Trees silhouetted by night sky

Baobab Trees, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, June 5, 2010

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Baobab trees frame a serene view of night skies in Tarangire National ...

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Photo: Close-up of a Mongolian man

Mongolian Man

Photo of the Day, June 4, 2010

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A man in western Mongolia wears a fur-trimmed hat as protection from ...

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Photo: Three sheep in a field

Scottish Sheep

Photo of the Day, June 3, 2010

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Sheepherding in Scotland has a long history, not all of it pleasant ...

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Photo: Women working in a potato field

Potato Field, India

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2010

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

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Photo: Boatman on a bamboo raft

Boatman, Philippines

Photo of the Day, June 1, 2010

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

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Photo: Hands holding colored powder

Holi Festival, India

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2010

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

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Photo: Person walking between rectangular salt-collecting pools

Salt Collecting, Peru

Photo of the Day, May 30, 2010

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

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Photo: Priests climbing on rocks

Pointe du Raz, France

Photo of the Day, May 29, 2010

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

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Photo: The Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2010

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

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Photo: A woman standing beneath an ornate entryway

Agra, India

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2010

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

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Photo: Man and child sitting on Pagoda steps

Pagoda Steps, Nepal

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2010

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

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Photo: A man walking down a sidestreet

Chiba, Japan

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2010

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

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Photo: A woman watching rats drink milk from a pan

Karni Mata Temple, India

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2010

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

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

Chhatrapati Shivaji Train Station, Mumbai

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2010

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

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Photo: Policeman in an abandoned building

Afghan National Policeman, Kabul

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2010

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

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Photo: Dancers sitting in costume

Ballerinas, Berlin

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2010

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

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Photo: Cars parked along a narrow road

Humahuaca, Argentina

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2010

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

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Photo: Boy riding an ox

Boy and Ox, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2010

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

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Photo: Woman in a bridal gown

Bride, Havana, Cuba

Photo of the Day, May 18, 2010

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


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Photo: Fishermen pulling nets on a beach

Fishermen, India

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2010

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

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Photo: Man riding a bicycle near a railway

Tokyo Street

Photo of the Day, May 16, 2010

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

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Photo: Balloon vendor

Balloon Vendor, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2010

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

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Photo: Tree and animal at night

Night Landscape, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2010

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

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Photo: Highways at night

Shanghai Highways

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2010

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

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Photo: Light trails from moving vehicles along a mountain

Serra da Leba, Angola

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2010

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

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Photo: Silhouettes of people walking in geothermal mist

Geothermal Spring, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2010

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


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Photo: Venice cafe

Venice Carnival

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2010

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

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Photo: Buddha head surrounded by tree roots

Buddha, Thailand

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2010

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

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Photo: Paris café

Sidewalk Café, Paris

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2010

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

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Photo: Hindu man

Pokhara, Nepal

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2010

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Inconsistency of Bollywood films with the Hindu reality


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Photo: A veiled woman walking by a mosaic wall

Hazrat Ali Mosque, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2010

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

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