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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Picture of boats on Botagfogo Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Botafogo Bay, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, October 27, 2012

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Yachts bob in Botafogo Bay, cradled between the beach ...

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Picture of a neighborhood in Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

Photo of the Day, October 26, 2012

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A window reflects an image of Fidel Castro in ...

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Picture of homes and temples in the Nepal town of Tsarang

Mustang Province, Nepal

Photo of the Day, October 25, 2012

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Dusk falls over the temples and homes of Tsarang ...

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Picture of restored moai on Easter Island

Moai, Easter Island

Photo of the Day, October 23, 2012

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Their backs to the Pacific, 15 restored moai stand ...

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Picture of the Mong Kok district in Hong Kong

Mong Kok District, Hong Kong

Photo of the Day, October 22, 2012

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A neon-soaked district beloved by Hong Kong film directors ...

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Picture of divers exploring a reef with fake moai off of Easter Island

Divers, Easter Island

Photo of the Day, October 18, 2012

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Tourists diving on Easter Island's reef encounter a ...

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Picture of Hverfjall crater in the moonlight, Iceland

Hverfjall Crater, Iceland

Photo of the Day, October 17, 2012

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When Hverfjall erupted 2,500 years ago, no one ...

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Picture of the skyline of Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital city

Astana, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, October 16, 2012

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Kazakhstan's new capital is the opposite of understated ...

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Picture of a Midsummer Night celebration in Russia

Midsummer Night, Russia

Photo of the Day, October 12, 2012

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Midsummer Night, known as the festival of Ivan Kupala ...

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Picture of a woman catching a beach ball in Brazil

Beachgoer, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, October 5, 2012

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On sunny days a million people with their sea ...

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Picture of Muckross Lake in Ireland

Muckross Lake, Ireland

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2012

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Captured on Muckross Lake as the first green shoots ...

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Picture of a man walking with a horse in Pakistan

Winter, Pakistan

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2012

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Winter in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan

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Picture of a woman walking along an autumn street in Latvia

Riga, Latvia

Photo of the Day, September 15, 2012

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This is autumn 2011 in the city center of ...

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Picture of al Saleh Mosque in a rainstorm

Al Saleh Mosque, Yemen

Photo of the Day, September 5, 2012

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Lights atop the 300-foot minarets at four-year-old al Saleh ...

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Picture of a man performing capoeira on a beach in Brazil

Ipanema, Brazil

Photo of the Day, September 1, 2012

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Brazilian capoeira is a traditional dance with amazing fight ...

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Picture of a small airplane flying over the Tami River in Serbia

Airplane, Serbia

Photo of the Day, August 30, 2012

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The River Tami near Pančevo, Vojvodina, Serbia

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Picture of two girls walking along a path in a park in the United Kingdom

Park, United Kingdom

Photo of the Day, August 29, 2012

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Two girls wear little going home regardless of the freezing temperature ...

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Picture of people standing in the fountain of a water park in Peru

Water Park, Peru

Photo of the Day, August 28, 2012

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El Circuito Mágico del Agua in Lima, Peru, South America, is ...

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Picture of a dog lying in a city square in Bolivia

Siesta, La Paz

Photo of the Day, August 26, 2012

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A dog taking a siesta with the pigeons in the middle ...

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Picture of a man and woman riding a bicycle down a city street in Japan

Bicycle Ride, Japan

Photo of the Day, August 24, 2012

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A couple riding a bicycle in front of me, Shinsaibashi, Osaka ...

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Picture of people splashing water on each other in Thailand

New Year Celebration, Thailand

Photo of the Day, August 20, 2012

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In Thailand, people celebrate Songkran as the traditional New Year’s ...

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Picture of a coconut vendor on an island in Bangladesh

Coconut Vendor, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, August 16, 2012

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A man is bringing green coconuts to his stall. Only he ...

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Photo: Big Ben as seen from the Westminster Bridge

Big Ben, London

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2012

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I took this picture while I was playing with my camera ...

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Photo: A young goatherd with her flock in Somaliland, Somalia

Goatherd, Somalia

Photo of the Day, August 11, 2012

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Picture taken during my trip to Somaliland of a little girl ...

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Photo: The Tash Rabat Caravanserai landmark in Kyrgyzstan

Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Photo of the Day, August 10, 2012

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In the wild territories of south Kyrgyzstan, not far from the ...

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Photo: A woman sitting on Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach, Australia

Photo of the Day, August 5, 2012

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As I walked along Bondi Beach in Australia I came across ...

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Photo: The exterior of a beauty salon in the Philippines

Beauty Salon, Philippines

Photo of the Day, August 4, 2012

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Just love how artistic this salon is, photographed during a travel ...

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Picture of a house in the middle of Drina River near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia

River House, Serbia

Photo of the Day, August 2, 2012

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A house in the middle of the Drina River near the ...

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Photo: Boys playing cricket in India

Cricket Game, India

Photo of the Day, August 1, 2012

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Cricket is the passion and preferred pastime of almost every Indian ...

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Photo: A monk walking along a lake with three dogs in Myanmar

Monk With Dogs, Myanmar (Burma)

Photo of the Day, July 29, 2012

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A monk having a stroll with three dogs at a beautiful ...

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Photo: Giraffes walking among gazelles in Africa

Giraffes and Gazelles, Namibia

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2012

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Giraffes and gazelles near Okondeka waterhole, Namibia

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Photo: Snorkelers swimming among sharks in French Polynesia

Snorkelers and Sharks, French Polynesia

Photo of the Day, July 6, 2012

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In Moorea, French Polynesia, the warm, turquoise-blue waters are often the ...

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Photo: A Japanese maple tree in Portland, Oregon

Japanese Maple, Oregon

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2012

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A Japanese maple reveals autumn colors in the Portland Japanese ...

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Photo: Devotees taking a break from an Easter celebration in Italy

Easter Celebration, Italy

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2012

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During the Easter holy celebration called Misteri (mystery) in Trapani ...

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Photo: A forest in Germany

Morning Forest, Germany

Photo of the Day, June 28, 2012

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Photo was taken on September 25, 2011, at 7:46 ...

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Photo: A man practicing tai chi at sunrise along the Bund in Shanghai

Tai Chi, Shanghai

Photo of the Day, June 27, 2012

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I was jet-lagged after a 16-hour flight from Chicago. Since ...

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