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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Photo: Nuns eating lollipops outside a parochial school

Nuns, Colombia

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2011

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While exploring Cartagena, Colombia's Central District, I caught ...

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Photo: A view of Sydney's Old Town at dawn.

Old Town, Sydney

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2011

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Old Town Sydney, Australia, at very early dawn. This ...

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Photo: An underwater sculpture park in Grenada

Underwater Sculpture Park, Grenada

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2011

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Underwater sculpture park in Grenada, West Indies

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Photo: A surfer heads into the icy water off Iceland's west coast.

Cold Water Surfing, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2011

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Surfer and photographer Chris Burkard captured surfer Keith Malloy ...

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Photo: The Eiffel Tower at night

Eiffel Tower

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2011

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At night, at the base of the Eiffel Tower ...

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Photo: An aurora lights up the sky over a lake

Aurora Borealis, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2011

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This photo was taken in Iceland.

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Photo: Waves crashing over rocks covered with sea grass and kelp

Bodega Head, California

Photo of the Day, May 18, 2011

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Bright green sea grass and shiny kelp hold fast ...

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Photo: Camel thorn trees silhouetted against sand dunes

Camel Thorn Trees, Namibia

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2011

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Tinted orange by the morning sun, a soaring dune ...

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Photo: A band plays during a wedding procession

Wedding Procession, India

Photo of the Day, May 16, 2011

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I took this picture during a wedding procession in ...

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Photo: A sunset view from a mountain summit

Mount Rocciamelone, Italy

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2011

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Sunset view from the summit of Mount Rocciamelone (3 ...

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Photo: Costumed performers participate in the Tenjin Matsuri festival

Tenjin Matsuri, Osaka

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2011

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This shot shows the color, excitement, and movement of ...

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Photo: Night shot of a busy city intersection

Intersection, Seoul

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2011

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Busy Friday night traffic made a rainbow on the ...

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Photo: A group of Chinese opera singers getting ready for a performance

Chinese Opera Singers

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2011

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A group of traveling Chinese Opera singers came to ...

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Photo: Zayed Mosque

Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2011

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This picture was taken in Zayed Mosque in Abu ...

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Photo: Children playing in a city fountain

Fountain, Tel Aviv

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2011

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Israeli children playing at the local fountain in Tel ...

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Photo: Cobblestone alley in France

Annecy, France

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2011

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A small street in Annecy, France, in late afternoon ...

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Photo: Hot air balloons floating over a valley

Hot Air Ballooning, Turkey

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2011

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The spectacular view from a hot air balloon at ...

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Photo: Coastal town of Yalta at twilight

Yalta

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2011

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Phosphorescent dusk settles over Yalta, a fashionable resort for ...

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Photo: Mud-splattered miner's face

Gold Miner, Mozambique

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2011

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The glowing hues of dusk bathe a mud-splattered gold ...

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Photo: Photographer in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2011

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In the early morning of January 22, 2011, a ...

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Photo: Oxpecker bird and zebra

Oxpecker and Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2011

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I took this picture on a gray and rainy ...

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Photo: Free climber

Yosemite Climber

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2011

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With no rope to save him, Dean Potter scales ...

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Photo: Image of the Brooklyn Bridge projected on a wall

Brooklyn Bridge

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2011

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A postcard view of the Brooklyn Bridge receives a ...

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Photo: Cloud-covered valley in Italy

Lago di Olginate, Italy

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2011

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A layer of low clouds covers the alpine valleys ...

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Photo: A viaduct in morning fog

Morning Fog, Canada

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2011

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The Lethbridge Viaduct is the largest railway structure in ...

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Photo: A cowboy riding on a beach at sunset

Cowboy, Cabo San Lucas

Photo of the Day, April 2, 2011

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This photo of a cowboy in Cabo San Lucas ...

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Photo: Borodudur Monument against the backdrop of Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2011

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On this day the sun rose directly behind the ...

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Photo: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2011

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Perched high in the Peruvian Andes, the royal retreat ...

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Photo: A group of friends gathered to sing

Accordionist, Crimean Peninsula

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2011

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Chords of friendship bind accordionist Olesya Kamovich and comrades ...

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Photo: A woman walking among terraced pools of mineral-laden water

Maras, Peru

Photo of the Day, March 27, 2011

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The terraced pools of mineral-laden water at Maras produce ...

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Photo: People standing in an elevated park

High Line, New York City

Photo of the Day, March 25, 2011

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An abandoned rail line has become an elevated park ...

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Photo: Mural in the Paris Catacombs

Catacombs, Paris

Photo of the Day, March 22, 2011

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In a sandy chamber known as the "beach," a ...

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Photo: People dancing at a foam party

Foam Party, Crimean Peninsula

Photo of the Day, March 21, 2011

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A young crowd breaks loose at a foam party ...

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Photo: A Fourth of July fireworks display

Fireworks, New York City

Photo of the Day, March 16, 2011

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The unrenovated northern portion of the High Line turns ...

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Photo: Fire Performance, Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame, Paris

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2011

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Sparks fly from a performance in front of Notre ...

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Photo: Lone zebra wandering across a plain

Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2011

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Lone zebra at dusk in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

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