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Photo: Mahout bathing an elephant

Mahout Bathing an Elephant

Photo of the Day, December 1, 2009

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Watching a mahout lovingly bathe his elephant, I ...

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Photo: Women in brightly colored saris

Camel Fair Parade

Photo of the Day, November 30, 2009

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This was a random parade during the Camel Fair in Pushkar ...

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Girls Laughing, Uganda

Photo of the Day, November 26, 2009

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It is the light, it is the curl in the corners ...

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Photo: Silhouettes of people standing on a fence

Silhouettes, Italy

Photo of the Day, November 25, 2009

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I took this photograph of myself and my two brothers on ...

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In Jaisalmer, India, under the cover of circling birds, a young girl performs her soaring," balancing act for visitors to the city's fort."

Tightrope Performer, India

Photo of the Day, November 23, 2009

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Street performers sometimes line the path leading to Jaisalmer Fort's ...

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Photo: Tour boat seen from the surface of water

Tour Boat, Kenya Coast

Photo of the Day, November 20, 2009

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On the 11th of July 2008 I was snorkeling off the ...

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Bread, Ilala Ferry, Malawi

Photo of the Day, November 18, 2009

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Girl from Nkata Bay sells bread on the Ilala Ferry, Malawi ...

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Photo: Painter next to a self-portrait

Painter, Paris

Photo of the Day, November 12, 2009

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A Paris painter hides his face as he sees a photographer ...

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Doorway and Green Field, Scotland

Photo of the Day, November 10, 2009

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On a recent visit to Scotland I caught this shot of ...

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Photo: Sunset seen through an arched building

Arc de Triomphe Sunset, Paris

Photo of the Day, November 9, 2009

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After a long day walking all around Paris, heading back to ...

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Monastery Window, Ladakh

Photo of the Day, November 3, 2009

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Monastery in northern Ladakh, winter morning.


This photo and caption were ...

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Train Station, India

Photo of the Day, November 2, 2009

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India seems to be constantly in motion, a country that continues ...

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Sequined Dresses, Acapulco

Photo of the Day, October 31, 2009

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Dancers whirling in sequined dresses inspired by ...

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Photo: Large ship entering a harbor

Mayflower II, New York Harbor

Photo of the Day, October 28, 2009

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Mayflower II entering New York Harbor


From ...

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Photo: Young adults on a small cruise boat

Summer Cruise, Paris

Photo of the Day, October 15, 2009

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Good friends celebrating summer with a cruise ...

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Photo: Travelers resting on benches in a bus terminal

Bus Terminal, New York

Photo of the Day, October 12, 2009

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Travelers rest on benches in a Greyhound ...

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Dancers, Siam

Photo of the Day, October 10, 2009

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Siamese dancers strike a pose in a ...

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Limestone Pillars, Yemen

Photo of the Day, October 6, 2009

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Limestone pillars rear from a temple of ...

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San Marco Basin, Venice

Photo of the Day, September 27, 2009

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For every resident Venetian, hundreds of visitors pour into the ...

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Iowa State Fair Tent

Photo of the Day, September 26, 2009

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Behind the scenes at the Iowa State Fair, kids tuck ...

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Carnival Costumes, Venice

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2009

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Instead of renting costumes from shops around the Piazza San ...

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Lishadi Market Vendor

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2009

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Pu Dengyi offers a modest assortment of birds, squirrels, and ...

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Photo: Car and explosion

Iowa Derby Car Jump

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2009

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Iowa's derby stunts are always a blast: Gregory "Dr ...

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Photo: Golden Gate Bridge at night

Golden Gate Bridge at Night

Photo of the Day, July 31, 2009

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, is ...

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Terraced Earth, India

Terraced Earth, India

Photo of the Day, July 22, 2009

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A beautiful place near Ranikhet, Uttranchal ...

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Lake Swimmer, New York

Photo of the Day, July 19, 2009

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This is a picture of my ...

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Young Photographer, Tuscany

Photo of the Day, July 18, 2009

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I saw this lovely girl in ...

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Sand Dunes, Brazil

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2009

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A boy searches for the best ...

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Nun Resting, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, July 15, 2009

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A nun takes time to rest ...

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Bamboo Bridge, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, July 13, 2009

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Makeshift bamboo bridges span small waterways ...

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Performers, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, July 11, 2009

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Indonesian artists give a final touch ...

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Bike Ride, Cambodia

Photo of the Day, July 10, 2009

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A Khmer girl rides her bicycle ...

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Luna Park, Paris

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2009

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Houseboat, Chong Kneas

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2009

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Living on the water, 14-year-old Moeun Sambor cooks a ...

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The image was taken during the Carnival in the town of Jacmel, Haiti. Carnival in Jacmel is one of the most interesting cultural manifestations in Haiti and in Hispaniola. There are traditional characters that dress up in customs depicting African animals, such as lions and mystical beasts, dragon. In addition, symbolize slaves by painting their bodies in burnt oil and bright paints and dragging chains. Undoubtedly, Carnival in Haiti is one of the Caribbean's least known cultural treasures.

Carnival Portrait, Haiti

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2009

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The image was taken during the Carnival in the ...

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A roadside shoe repairman under the eaves of an old, abandoned government building in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. Street cobblers are very common on the streets of Hohhot, where extreme weather conditions cause shoes to wear out much faster than in other parts of China.

Street Cobbler, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, June 28, 2009

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A roadside shoe repairman under the eaves of an ...

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