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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Picture of kokia plants at a seaside park in Japan

Seaside Park, Japan

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2013

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This hill is filled with kokia every autumn ...

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Picture of revelers dressed as devils during a festival in Barcelona

Gothic Quarter, Barcelona

Photo of the Day, December 1, 2013

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Devils run amidst the pyrotechnics during the celebration ...

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Picture of snow-covered Karte Sakhi Cemetery in Kabul

Karte Sakhi Cemetery, Kabul

Photo of the Day, November 30, 2013

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An Afghan man walks in the Karte Sakhi Cemetery during a ...

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Picture of cherry blossoms in the Nakameguro district of Tokyo

Cherry Blossoms, Nakameguro

Photo of the Day, November 27, 2013

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Nakameguro in Tokyo is one of the most famous places for ...

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Picture of nuns in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Nuns, Jerusalem

Photo of the Day, November 26, 2013

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Church of Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel

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Picture of children in the Ganges River, India

Ganges River, India

Photo of the Day, November 25, 2013

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These kids were playing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India ...

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Picture of the city library in Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart City Library, Germany

Photo of the Day, November 23, 2013

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Visitors browse the Stuttgart City Library, a media center opened in ...

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Picture of a woman walking down the street in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong

Summer Evening, Hong Kong

Photo of the Day, November 21, 2013

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A lady fans her skirt on a hot summer night in ...

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Picture of a rice mill worker taking a rest in Bangladesh

Rice Mill, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, November 20, 2013

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A rice mill worker rests in Bangladesh.

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Picture of a Holy Week procession in Guatemala

Holy Week Procession, Guatemala

Photo of the Day, November 19, 2013

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This photo was taken during a procession in Antigua Guatemala during ...

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Picture of the Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park in Ely, Nevada

Ward Charcoal Ovens, Nevada

Photo of the Day, November 18, 2013

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In operation between 1876 and 1879, Nevada's Ward Charcoal Ovens ...

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Picture of a venue for a bike show at a fair in India

Fair, India

Photo of the Day, November 16, 2013

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This was shot at a local fair in Jamshedpur, India. This ...

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Picture of high tide in the town of Chioggia, Italy

High Tide, Chioggia

Photo of the Day, November 12, 2013

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In autumn, the high tide often submerges Chioggia, a small town ...

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Picture of a fireworks display over a river in China

Fireworks, China

Photo of the Day, November 8, 2013

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This was taken on the east side of the Xiangjiang, next ...

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Picture of a train, Tokyo

Commuter Train, Tokyo

Photo of the Day, November 6, 2013

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Panning shot from a pedestrian deck. Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

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Picture of women harvesting kash blooms in India

Kash Harvest, India

Photo of the Day, November 4, 2013

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The blooming of kash flowers announces the advent of autumn. Such ...

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Picture of bicyclists riding along the coast in Thailand

Cyclists, Thailand

Photo of the Day, November 3, 2013

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Cyclists participate in the Trek-Shimano Century Ride along Chao Lao Beach ...

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Picture of a snake charmer in China

Snake Charmer, China

Photo of the Day, November 2, 2013

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A snake charmer performs with his pet snake during a spring ...

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Picture of a snorkeler in the Las Calaveras cenote in Mexico

Snorkeler, Mexico

Photo of the Day, October 31, 2013

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A snorkeling tourist floats in a cenote called Las ...

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Picture of Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington, taken by camera obscura

Ruby Beach, Washington

Photo of the Day, October 24, 2013

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With the ground beneath his feet as a canvas ...

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Picture of a woman carrying her child through a forest in Bhutan

Woman and Child, Bhutan

Photo of the Day, October 19, 2013

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In the tiny Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, environmental protection ...

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Picture of a pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid, Chichén Itzá

Photo of the Day, October 15, 2013

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A pyramid 90 feet tall and a platform adorned ...

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Picture of a Rath Yatra festival in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Rath Yatra Festival, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2013

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Enthusiastic devotees take part in a colorful Rath ...

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Picture of a building in Tsukuba City, Japan

Tsukuba City, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 28, 2013

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Your Shot contributor Akira Takaue was after a ...

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Picture of commuters on a crowded train in Bangladesh

Train, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 25, 2013

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For Your Shot contributor Junaid Ahmed, the rapid ...

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Picture of a train crossing a bridge in Japan

Railway Bridge, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 17, 2013

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On an early summer morning, Teruo Araya captured ...

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Picture of a flock of sheep in China

Sheep Encounter, China

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2013

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Steven Chou was on his way back to ...

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Picture of pigeons flying around Jal Mahal, India

Jal Mahal, India

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2013

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At Jal Mahal in Jaipur, India, a flock ...

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Picture of dancers in India

Festival Dancers, India

Photo of the Day, September 11, 2013

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A cloud of marigold, rose, and jasmine petals ...

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Picture of a snowy street in Tokyo

Snowy Evening, Tokyo

Photo of the Day, September 9, 2013

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"The snow season in Japan is long … but ...

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Picture of an airplane’s shadow falling on clouds

Airplane Shadow, California

Photo of the Day, September 8, 2013

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"It was a clear and beautiful day as ...

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Picture of the temples, stupas, and pagodas of Bagan, Myanmar

Balloon Ride, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2013

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For Your Shot contributor Dima Chatrov, seeing Bagan ...

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Picture of two friends in a café in Sorrento, Italy

Café in Sorrento, Italy

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2013

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A chapel's mural serves as "a splendid ...

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Picture of women talking in Loire Valley, France

Saumur, France

Photo of the Day, August 31, 2013

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Photographer H. Armstrong Roberts captured this image of women sharing a ...

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Picture of the Shanghai skyline

Shanghai Skyline

Photo of the Day, August 30, 2013

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Clouds roll in over Shanghai, one of the fastest growing megacities ...

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Picture of a cable car on a street in Lisbon, Portugal

Cable Car, Lisbon

Photo of the Day, August 29, 2013

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A jam-packed cable car clacks over steep cobbled streets, bringing Lisboans ...

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