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Photo of the Day : Travel

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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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Photo: Climber dangling from red rock

Sedona, Arizona

Photo of the Day, June 22, 2010

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German climber Timo Scheu near Sedona, Arizona

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Photo: Surfer riding a large wave

Surfer, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, June 21, 2010

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Garrett McNamara in a huge barrel at Peahi or "Jaws," north shore ...

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Photo: Aerial view of a colorful terraced rice field

Terraced Rice Field, China

Photo of the Day, June 20, 2010

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Yunnan, China, is a beautiful place for shooting rice field terraces.

(This ...

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Photo: Brightly dressed people at celebration

Samburu Wedding, Kenya

Photo of the Day, June 19, 2010

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In keeping with tradition, Samburu families arrange marriages for their daughters when ...

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Photo: Monks inside a temple with butter lamps

Swayambhunath Stupa, Nepal

Photo of the Day, June 18, 2010

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Young monks don sunglasses before dozens of butter lamps at Swayambhunath Stupa ...

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Photo: Italian coastal village at twilight

Manarola, Italy

Photo of the Day, June 17, 2010

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A scene of the tiny village of Manarola on the Cinque Terre ...

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Photo: Women holding candles in front of a lit palace

Diwali Festival, India

Photo of the Day, June 16, 2010

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Two women in Jaipur hold candles to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of ...

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Photo: Men and horses pausing below mountains

Horse Ranch, Argentina

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2010

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Men and horses pause near El Calafate, a town just beyond Lake ...

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Photo: Soldiers lined up at the Kremlin gates

Kremlin Gates, Moscow, Russia

Photo of the Day, June 14, 2010

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The shot was taken in February at one of the Kremlin gates ...

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Photo: Muslims praying in a temple

Istiqlal Mosque, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, June 13, 2010

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Jakarta’s Istiqlal Mosque, one of the largest in the world, can ...

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Photo: Boat sailing along coast of Hong Kong at night

Hong Kong Cityscape, China

Photo of the Day, June 12, 2010

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A flash of red plies the nighttime waters of the South China ...

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Photo: Two farmers in a kitchen

Farmers, France

Photo of the Day, June 11, 2010

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The number of French farming villages has dwindled, a consequence of mechanization ...

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Photo: Two hands covered in henna

Henna Hands, India

Photo of the Day, June 10, 2010

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The hands of a woman in Jaipur are covered with mehndi patterns ...

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Photo: A couple on large rocky cliffs overlooking ocean

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Photo of the Day, June 9, 2010

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The craggy Cliffs of Moher wrap around the western coast of County ...

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Photo: Man preparing noodles on a Bangkok street

Noodle Chef, Thailand

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2010

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A strainer full of noodles, fresh off an open fire, commands the ...

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Photo: A young girl wearing several cowboy hats

Cowboy Hats

Photo of the Day, June 7, 2010

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A girl wears several hats in the town of Humahuaca in northern ...

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Photo: A dancer covered in mud and paint

Mambukal Mudpack Festival

Photo of the Day, June 6, 2010

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Held at the height of monsoon season, the Mambukal Mudpack Festival in ...

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Photo: Trees silhouetted by night sky

Baobab Trees, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, June 5, 2010

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Baobab trees frame a serene view of night skies in Tarangire National ...

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Photo: Close-up of a Mongolian man

Mongolian Man

Photo of the Day, June 4, 2010

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A man in western Mongolia wears a fur-trimmed hat as protection from ...

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Photo: Three sheep in a field

Scottish Sheep

Photo of the Day, June 3, 2010

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Sheepherding in Scotland has a long history, not all of it pleasant ...

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Photo: Women working in a potato field

Potato Field, India

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2010

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Women in the village of Mawsynram in the Indian state of Meghalaya ...

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Photo: Boatman on a bamboo raft

Boatman, Philippines

Photo of the Day, June 1, 2010

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A boatman paddles his bamboo raft along the river at Wawa Dam ...

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Photo: Hands holding colored powder

Holi Festival, India

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2010

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The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated by different names in this ...

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Photo: Person walking between rectangular salt-collecting pools

Salt Collecting, Peru

Photo of the Day, May 30, 2010

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Residents of Peru’s Sacred Valley, near Cusco, have long caught the ...

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Photo: Priests climbing on rocks

Pointe du Raz, France

Photo of the Day, May 29, 2010

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Pointe du Raz is the westernmost point of France. After climbing to ...

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Photo: The Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2010

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An old stone church sits among the placid grasses of New Zealand ...

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Photo: A woman standing beneath an ornate entryway

Agra, India

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2010

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Tourists flock to Agra to see the world-famous Taj Mahal, only to ...

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Photo: Man and child sitting on Pagoda steps

Pagoda Steps, Nepal

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2010

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A man and his granddaughter take a break on the steps of ...

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Photo: A man walking down a sidestreet

Chiba, Japan

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2010

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Traditional lanterns illuminate a walk home in Chiba, one of the five ...

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Photo: A woman watching rats drink milk from a pan

Karni Mata Temple, India

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2010

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A woman in Deshnoke, Rajasthan, watches as rats drink milk from a ...

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Photo: People paying for a taxi in front of a train station

Chhatrapati Shivaji Train Station, Mumbai

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2010

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Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji train station, formerly the Victoria Terminus, is notable ...

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Photo: Policeman in an abandoned building

Afghan National Policeman, Kabul

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2010

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It was very strange to see an Afghan National Police officer manning ...

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Photo: Dancers sitting in costume

Ballerinas, Berlin

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2010

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Ballerinas prepare to hit the stage at a theater in Berlin. In ...

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Photo: Cars parked along a narrow road

Humahuaca, Argentina

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2010

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Cars sit parked along a narrow, stone-paved road in the town of ...

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