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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Picture of a bamboo forest and shrine in Japan

Bamboo Forest, Japan

Photo of the Day, June 16, 2013

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In the Muromachi period, Sesson Shukei (1504-1589), a painting priest, used ...

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Picture of a patron at a Parisian cafe

Cafe Patron, Paris

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2013

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I don't claim the status of a photographer, I just ...

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Picture of people walking alongside the Sydney Harbour

Evening Walk, Sydney

Photo of the Day, June 14, 2013

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People pictured enjoying a warm evening near the Sydney Opera House ...

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Picture of women walking along a street in Jaipur, India

Hawa Mahal, India

Photo of the Day, June 13, 2013

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I thought this would be a good place for pictures, so ...

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Picture of waves crashing on a beach in Iceland

Waves, Iceland

Photo of the Day, June 12, 2013

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This is a one-second exposure of the trails left by a ...

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Picture of Tokyo skyline at night

Tokyo, Japan

Photo of the Day, June 11, 2013

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One cold silent night on Oshiage in Sumida, there stood the ...

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Picture of an eastern screech owl in the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia

Eastern Screech Owl, Georgia

Photo of the Day, June 10, 2013

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Masters of disguise. The eastern screech owl is seen here doing ...

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Picture of bathers in the Mayurakshi River in India

Bathers, India

Photo of the Day, June 9, 2013

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This shot was taken from a bridge. I found them bathing ...

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Picture of a street band in New Orleans

Musicians, New Orleans

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2013

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On our last walk around the French Quarter before heading home ...

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Picture of Bixby Bridge in Big Sur, California

Bixby Bridge, Big Sur

Photo of the Day, June 7, 2013

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The Bixby Bridge has been an icon on the Big Sur ...

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Picture of a diver exploring Orda Cave in Russia

Orda Cave, Russia

Photo of the Day, June 6, 2013

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A diver swims through Orda Cave in Russia.

This photo and ...

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Picture of a Citroën parked on a street in Vietnam

Citroen, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, June 5, 2013

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French Citroen car in the beautiful mountain town of Dalat, Vietnam ...

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Picture of a man sitting on a rooftop in Edinburgh

Rooftop, Edinburgh

Photo of the Day, June 4, 2013

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Sitting on the rooftop looking out over Edinburgh

This photo and ...

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Picture of the interior of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Photo of the Day, June 3, 2013

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An interior shot of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

This ...

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Picture of a flock of swifts

Swifts, Iguazu Falls

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2013

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This picture was taken at the majestic Iguazu Falls. The flight ...

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Picture of penguins on Booth Island

Booth Island, Antarctica

Photo of the Day, June 1, 2013

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Taken at Booth Island in Antarctica

This photo and caption were ...

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Picture of a boy playing baseball on the streets of Havana

Baseball, Cuba

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2013

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This photo was taken on February 24, 2013 ...

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Picture of an aurora borealis at the Abisko Mountain Lodge in Sweden

Aurora Borealis, Sweden

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2013

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We were lucky enough to witness some very ...

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Picture of a boat passing by a coral reef in Roatan, Honduras

Coral Reef, Honduras

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2013

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After snorkeling with my family in the breathtaking ...

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Picture of winter apples stored in a Volga, Baku, Azerbaijan

Apples, Baku

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2013

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The snow made me treat myself to some ...

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Picture of children playing in the water of Tukad Unda Dam in Bali

Tukad Unda Dam, Bali

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2013

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This dam is on a river called Tukad ...

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Picture of Mount Errigal, the tallest peak in County Donegal, Ireland

Mount Errigal, Ireland

Photo of the Day, May 16, 2013

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While en route to another photo assignment I ...

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Picture of Kalaripayattu fighters performing in India

Kalaripayattu Fighters, India

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2013

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I found out that there was an evening ...

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Picture of a housing development in Mexico taken from a helicopter

Houses, Mexico

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2013

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A few years ago when I was working ...

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Picture of a man with his motorbike at Kumbh Mela in India

Sadhu, India

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2013

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This photo of a sadhu was taken in ...

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Picture of morning light on a canal in Venice

Canal, Venice

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2013

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The bridges and canals of Venice at first ...

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Picture of swans on the Vltava River, Prague

Swans, Prague

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2013

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Swans on the Vltava River in Prague

(This photo ...

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Picture of Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara

Ghadames, Libya

Photo of the Day, March 27, 2013

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Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for ...

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Picture of the stone wall of Malecón in Havana

Seaside, Havana

Photo of the Day, March 24, 2013

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The century-old stone wall of the Malecón, Havana ...

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Picture of cherry blossoms at night in Japan

Cherry Blossoms, Japan

Photo of the Day, March 20, 2013

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In Japan the nighttime viewing of cherry blossoms in ...

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Picture of fireworks over the Vaux-le-Vicomte gardens in France

Vaux-le-Vicomte Gardens, France

Photo of the Day, March 12, 2013

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A fete like this, in the sumptuous gardens of ...

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Picture of the ruins of a Roman theater in Libya

Roman Theater, Libya

Photo of the Day, March 7, 2013

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Libyans enjoy a visit to Sabratah's ancient Roman ...

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Picture of a stone mound in Mongolia

Stone Mound, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2013

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A stone mound, or ovoo, in Mongolia marks a ...

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Picture of a man seated on stairs in his home in Libya

Traditional Home, Libya

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2013

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Kasim Abdu Salaam Habib, 39, opens his lovingly decorated ...

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Picture of people climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia

Photo of the Day, February 25, 2013

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Sydney Harbour Bridge climbers don special suits for the 2.5-hour ...

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Picture of a cook on a ferry in Myanmar

Ferry, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2013

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This photo was taken on the ferry that goes to Mrauk ...

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