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Photo of the Day : Travel

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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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Picture of a street scene in Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon

Photo of the Day, August 28, 2013

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This photograph of a bustling street scene ran in the April ...

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Picture of Greenwich Park in London

Greenwich Park, London

Photo of the Day, August 27, 2013

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A world away from the nearby towers of central London, grassy ...

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Picture of a wedding in Krakow

Wedding, Krakow

Photo of the Day, August 26, 2013

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Kazimierz, the historical Jewish quarter of Krakow, provides a colorful backdrop ...

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Picture of arcades in a main street in Morella, Spain

Morella, Spain

Photo of the Day, August 25, 2013

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A 1928 Autochrome image by Jules Gervais Courtellemont shows a view ...

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Picture of whirling dervishes in Ankara, Turkey

Ankara, Turkey

Photo of the Day, August 23, 2013

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Whirling dervishes perform the ritual dance of the Sufi sect in ...

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Picture of the Baiterek Monument in Kazakhstan

Baiterek Monument, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, August 22, 2013

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The Baiterek, towering over the central promenade in Astana, Kazakhstan, flares ...

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Picture of the Chicago skyline from Marina City

Skyline, Chicago

Photo of the Day, August 21, 2013

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Fifty-two stories above Chicago, city noises fade and vistas expand for ...

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Picture of St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, Moscow, Russia

Red Square, Moscow

Photo of the Day, August 20, 2013

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St. Basil's Cathedral is brilliantly lit on a winter's ...

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Picture of a crowded street in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2013

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Crowds pass through Hong Kong's Causeway Bay in this picture ...

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Picture of children gathering around a snowball vendor in New Orleans

Snowball Vendor, New Orleans

Photo of the Day, August 17, 2013

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Children gather around a French Quarter snowball wagon in this Autochrome ...

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Picture of a street in Baia Mare, Romania

Baia Mare, Romania

Photo of the Day, August 16, 2013

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The city of Baia Mare in northwestern Romania is known for ...

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Picture of a canal in Venice

Canal, Venice

Photo of the Day, August 15, 2013

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A Venice canal reflects the summer sky in this Autochrome picture ...

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Picture of the Ministry of Communications and Information building in Singapore

Old Hill Street Police Station, Singapore

Photo of the Day, August 13, 2013

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Colorfully painted windows—927 in all—distinguish the Ministry of Communications ...

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Picture of Garosugil street in Seoul, South Korea

Garosu-Gil, Seoul

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2013

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Fallen ginkgo leaves color fashionable Garosu-gil, a tree-lined stretch of stylish ...

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Picture of crowds in a railway station in Mumbai, India

Churchgate Railway Station, Mumbai

Photo of the Day, August 11, 2013

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Travelers crowd the platforms at Churchgate Railway Station in Mumbai—the ...

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