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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Photo: Woman in high heels on a cobblestone street

Cobblestones, Louisiana

Photo of the Day, December 10, 2009

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Because the region around New Orleans is composed ...

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Photo: Kolmanskop, Namibia

Kolmanskop, Namibia

Photo of the Day, December 5, 2009

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This photograph was made in Kolmanskop, Namibia. Kolmanskop ...

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Photo: Tuareg tribesman praying at twilight

Tuareg Tribesman, Libya

Photo of the Day, December 4, 2009

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A Tuareg tribesman prays at twilight in Libya ...

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Photo: Colosseum at night

Colosseum, Rome

Photo of the Day, December 2, 2009

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I got this shot while traveling through Italy ...

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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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