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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Photo: A woman standing in a Hindu temple in India

Krishna Temple, India

Photo of the Day, December 29, 2011

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Krishna Temple is one of Hampi's ...

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Photo: A swimmer underneath a breaking wave in Sydney, Australia

Swimmer, Coogee Beach

Photo of the Day, December 28, 2011

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A swimmer stretches out to avoid the ...

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Photo: Musicians walking in the stands in a Quito bullring

Musicians, Quito

Photo of the Day, December 27, 2011

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Musicians in a Quito bullring

(This photo ...

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Photo: A girl jumps into a swimming pool

Swimming Pool, Belgium

Photo of the Day, December 25, 2011

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In contradiction to the political problems in ...

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Photo: A reindeer herder looks through binoculars in Russia

Reindeer Herder, Siberia

Photo of the Day, December 24, 2011

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Reindeer breeding is one of the basic ...

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Photo: A complex of apartment buildings

Apartment Buildings, Singapore

Photo of the Day, December 21, 2011

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HDB flats. The name—uninspired, uninviting. Behind ...

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Photo: A girl flying a kite in India

Girl With Kite, India

Photo of the Day, December 20, 2011

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This young girl's kite soared above ...

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Photo: Two men engaged in martial arts on the beach

Martial Arts Practice, India

Photo of the Day, December 18, 2011

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Kalaripayatu fighters practicing on a beach in ...

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Photo: People outdoors on a sunny day in Paris

Street Scene, Paris

Photo of the Day, December 16, 2011

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Ah, Paris. What can I say? It ...

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Photo: A man sitting on a bench by the sea in Nafplion, Greece

Nafplion, Greece

Photo of the Day, December 11, 2011

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Overlooking Bourtzi Castle, Nafplion

(This photo and ...

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Photo: A hot air balloon is prepared for flight

Hot Air Balloon Operator, Turkey

Photo of the Day, December 9, 2011

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Prepping for a balloon ride in Cappadocia ...

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Photo: An overhead view of a New York City street

Aerial View, New York City

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2011

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Watching the pace and flow of New ...

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Photo: Two people standing in the snow

Winter Scene, London

Photo of the Day, November 25, 2011

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A couple caught in the snow last winter at ...

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Photo: Crowd gathered to watch a sunset in New York City

Manhattan Solstice

Photo of the Day, November 18, 2011

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Celebrating a "Manhattan Solstice"—when Manhattan's street grid ...

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Photo: Tops of skyscrapers emerge from fog

Skyscrapers, Dubai

Photo of the Day, November 16, 2011

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Every year around the month of October, Dubai experiences ...

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Photo: An aerial view of rows of tulips

Tulip Farm, Tasmania

Photo of the Day, November 13, 2011

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Aerial view from a helicopter of the tulip field ...

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Photo: A girl carrying a pail of water

Girl With Pail, Tibet

Photo of the Day, November 12, 2011

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In Tibet in 2011, a young girl was on ...

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Photo: Sun setting behind sand dunes

Great Kobuk Sand Dunes, Alaska

Photo of the Day, October 29, 2011

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The sun sets on northwest Alaska’s ...

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Photo: River and mountains

Teklanika River, Alaska

Photo of the Day, October 27, 2011

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Teklanika River snakes through the raw wilds ...

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Photo: Costumed participants of a festival in Scotland

Beltane Fire Festival, Scotland

Photo of the Day, October 17, 2011

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On the eve of the Beltane Fire ...

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Photo: Ferris wheel at night

Ferris Wheel, Kansas

Photo of the Day, October 10, 2011

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The Ferris wheel at the Kansas State ...

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Photo: Bushman in a canoe

Bushman, Botswana

Photo of the Day, October 5, 2011

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Sunlight and shadows highlight a river Bushman ...

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Photo: People wearing papier-mache masks in Spain

Summer Festival, Spain

Photo of the Day, October 4, 2011

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Young people in oversize papier-mâché heads pause ...

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Photo: Maasai men performing a jump dance in Kenya

Maasai Men, Kenya

Photo of the Day, October 2, 2011

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Maasai men perform a traditional jump dance ...

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Photo: Waterslide seen from below

Waterslide, Israel

Photo of the Day, October 1, 2011

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A coiling serpent of watery fun greets ...

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Photo: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, Peru

Photo of the Day, September 29, 2011

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The tilt shift lens, often ...

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Photo: Hot air balloons flying over rock formations

Hot Air Balloons, Cappadocia

Photo of the Day, September 27, 2011

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The success of a photograph ...

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Photo: Sightseers on a platform above a large waterfall

Rhine Falls, Switzerland

Photo of the Day, September 26, 2011

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The mysterious, moody quality of ...

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Photo: A shadow of a boy running with balloons

Boy With Balloons, India

Photo of the Day, September 24, 2011

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By photographing the shadow of ...

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Photo: A winter fireworks display

Winter Carnival, Saranac Lake, New York

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2011

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This image of fireworks at ...

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Photo: A Volkswagen parked on a cobblestone street in Rio de Janeiro

Street Scene, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, September 18, 2011

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The choice to make an ...

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Photo: Five women cross the desert in India

Desert Crossing, Rajasthan, India

Photo of the Day, September 17, 2011

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This simple image is all ...

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Photo: An underground pool of water illuminated by a shaft of light

Cenote, Chichén-Itzá, Mexico

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2011

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Caves can be very hard ...

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Photo: A girl on a swing in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Girl on Swing, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2011

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This wonderful technique of panning ...

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Photo: A motorcyclist ascends a mountain road

Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Photo of the Day, September 10, 2011

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The inclusion of the motorcycle ...

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Photo: A colorful crowd of celebrants

Holi Celebration, India

Photo of the Day, September 8, 2011

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What makes this shot work ...

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