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Photo of the Day : Travel

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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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Photo: A man standing in front of a mural

Angel Wings, Istanbul, Turkey

Photo of the Day, September 6, 2011

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This photograph takes my breath ...

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Photo: A giant golden Buddha

Reclining Buddha, Thailand

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2011

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I know that this reclining ...

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Photo: A group of altar boys

Easter Procession, Spain

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2011

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When it comes to group ...

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Photo: A man feeding gulls from a bridge over the Tigris

Dawn, Baghdad

Photo of the Day, August 31, 2011

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On a bridge over the Tigris a man feeds ...

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Photo: A monk walking among pagodas

Monk, Bagan

Photo of the Day, August 29, 2011

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A monk walks a dusty road in Bagan, the ...

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Photo: People standing among candles

Festival of Lights, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, August 18, 2011

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Lighting a sea of candles, Burmese pay homage to ...

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Photo: Fishermen rowing with their legs

Fishermen, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, August 11, 2011

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Rowing with their legs to leave their hands free ...

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Photo: Ruins of an ancient village emerge from a lake

Ancient Ruins, Portugal

Photo of the Day, August 9, 2011

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The ruins of an ancient village submerged by the ...

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Photo: A rocky landscape in Peneda-Gerês National Park

Peneda-Gerês National Park, Portugal

Photo of the Day, August 7, 2011

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A blend of wilderness and civilization, Portugal's Peneda-Ger ...

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Photo: A woman and children visiting Al Kazimiyah Shrine

Al Kazimiyah Shrine, Baghdad

Photo of the Day, August 3, 2011

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Pilgrims visit Al Kazimiyah Shrine, a Shiite holy site ...

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Photo: A person swimming in the Homem River

Swimmer, Portugal

Photo of the Day, August 1, 2011

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Windowpane clear and bracingly cold, the Homem River and ...

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Photo: Blue heeler dog and horse in Mexico

Blue Heeler, San Miguel de Allende

Photo of the Day, July 28, 2011

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I grabbed this shot of a blue heeler dog in San ...

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Photo: Sandgrouse at a watering hole

Sandgrouse, Namibia

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2011

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A water hole in NamibRand Nature Reserve teems with birds such ...

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Photo: Zebras grazing in a field of flowers

Zebras, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, July 19, 2011

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This was taken in June in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania ...

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Photo: A man riding a horse on a beach in Bangladesh

Horseback Rider, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2011

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In the sea beach of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, there ...

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Photo: A herd of elephants in Kenya

Elephants, Kenya

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2011

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Our third day in Amboseli National Park in Kenya and serendipity ...

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Photo: A blacktip reef shark swimming among fish

Blacktip Reef Shark, Maldives

Photo of the Day, July 9, 2011

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Smaller fish keep their distance when a blacktip reef shark swims ...

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Photo: A baby wildebeest in Tanzania

Wildebeest, Serengeti

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2011

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On a recent safari in the Serengeti of Tanzania, I captured ...

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Photo: Close up of a Sally Lightfoot crab

Sally Lightfoot Crab, Galápagos Islands

Photo of the Day, July 5, 2011

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In the Galápagos Islands, I tried capturing the brilliant colors ...

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Photo: A herd of springbok

Springbok, Namibia

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2011

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A herd of springbok bounds across Sperrgebiet National Park, 5.4 ...

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