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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Photo: Twisted tree

Wind River Roadless Area, Wyoming

Photo of the Day, October 6, 2010

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No signs point the way here, only the arthritic ...

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Photo: Cattle rancher

Cattle Rancher, Arizona

Photo of the Day, October 5, 2010

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Henry Gray, Arizona, 1970

Henry ran cattle for 50 ...

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Photo: Desert landscape

Wadi Hitan

Photo of the Day, October 4, 2010

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Imagine this dry expanse underwater, with whales hunting and ...

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Photo: Young boys preparing for their circumcision ritual in South Africa

Xhosa Teens

Photo of the Day, October 2, 2010

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Xhosa teens, initiated into manhood in a centuries-old circumcision ...

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Photo: A stepped path covered in autumn leaves

Autumn Leaves, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2010

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"The road gods beckoned." Thus the poet Matsuo Basho ...

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Photo: Heavy fog shrouding a city skyline

Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

Photo of the Day, September 28, 2010

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I was in British Columbia last June for a ...

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Photo: Lightning near the Sears Tower

Lightning, Chicago

Photo of the Day, September 27, 2010

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Chicago's Sears Tower backlit by multiple bolts of ...

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Photo: Small wood church

Wood Church, Greenland

Photo of the Day, September 26, 2010

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Erik the Red killed a man in Iceland over ...

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Photo: Cows in a row

Cows, Netherlands

Photo of the Day, September 23, 2010

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I was taking photos of a couple of trees ...

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Photo: Buddhist temple at sunrise

Temple of Borobudur, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, September 22, 2010

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Worth waking up early for this amazing scene. It ...

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Photo: Walkway in a bamboo forest

Bamboo Forest, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 21, 2010

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A shot taken from the path while entering the ...

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Photo: Sun shining through fog

Sunlight and Fog, Spain

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2010

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Sun shining through fog on mausoleums.



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Photo: Dark clouds and tornado

Tornado, Utah

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2010

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Driving back from Moab, Utah, an impending tornado made ...

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Photo: People carrying umbrellas in rain

Nichols Bridgeway, Chicago

Photo of the Day, September 9, 2010

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The Nichols Bridgeway extends over the world's largest ...

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Photo: Sunrise over hills

Painted Hills, Oregon Sunrise

Photo of the Day, September 4, 2010

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Sunrise on the Painted Hills at John Day Fossil ...

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Photo: Cormorant fisherman

Cormorant Fisherman, China

Photo of the Day, August 31, 2010

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A fisherman on the Li River ...

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Photo: Cyclists racing through Paris streets

Tour de France, Paris

Photo of the Day, August 29, 2010

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Tour de France cyclists blur past ...

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Photo: People and animals near the Ganges River

Ganges River

Photo of the Day, August 25, 2010

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People, dogs, and birds share space ...

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Photo: Men singing and playing instruments

Darhan, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, August 24, 2010

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While waiting for freshly slaughtered sheep ...

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Photo: Large orb-like building

National Performing Arts Center, Beijing

Photo of the Day, August 22, 2010

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China's National Performing Arts Center ...

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Photo: Rocks and butte formation

Arizona Butte

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2010

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"I was blown away by the ...

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A hiker walks across a fallen tree in Olympic National Park, Washington

Olympic National Park, Washington

Photo of the Day, August 18, 2010

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A hiker crosses a fallen log ...

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Photo: Jet flying low over a beach

Mahó Beach, St. Maarten

Photo of the Day, August 17, 2010

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Landing at Princess Juliana International Airport ...

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Photo: Fireflies in a field at night

Fireflies

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2010

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"I was spending the Fourth of ...

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Photo: Couple practicing ballroom dancing

Dance Practice, Australia

Photo of the Day, August 11, 2010

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Friends for over 40 years, ballroom ...

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Photo: Swimming pool at night

Swimming Pool, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, August 9, 2010

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"A self-portrait running back and forth ...

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Photo: Portrait of a man

Rajasthan, India

Photo of the Day, August 6, 2010

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"This portrait was taken in a ...

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Photo: People on a bridge

Millennium Bridge, London

Photo of the Day, August 5, 2010

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St. Paul's Cathedral stands above ...

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Photo: Circus clown applying makeup

Circus Clown, South Carolina

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2010

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Perolito the clown applies his makeup in his trailer about an hour ...

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Photo: People enjoying a skateboard park

Skateboard Park, California

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2010

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The curves and valleys of this skateboard park in Venice Beach, California ...

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Photo: Yellow food truck

Food Truck, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, June 28, 2010

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Locals grab lunch from a food truck in Kahakuloa Village on the ...

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Photo: Tree in a cornfield

Cornfield, São Paulo, Brazil

Photo of the Day, June 27, 2010

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An old and great example of a Jequitiba tree in a cornfield ...

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Photo: Aerial view of a bazaar

Bazaar Tents, Turkey

Photo of the Day, June 26, 2010

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Bright white tents frame an aerial view of vendors and shoppers at ...

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Photo: Mountain peak at night

Dente del Gigante, Italy

Photo of the Day, June 25, 2010

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This is a picture of the "dente del Gigante" a famous peak ...

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Photo: Skiers riding a ski lift

Ski Lift, Taos, New Mexico

Photo of the Day, June 24, 2010

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An amazing sunrise on the beautiful slopes in Taos, New Mexico. I ...

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Photo: Green sea turtle swimming underwater

Green Sea Turtle, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, June 23, 2010

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A Hawaiian green sea turtle swims in just a few feet of ...

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