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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Picture of a housing development in Mexico taken from a helicopter

Houses, Mexico

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

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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Picture of monks lighting floating lanterns in Thailand

Monks, Thailand

Photo of the Day, February 21, 2013

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"All things must pass away. Strive for your own salvation with ...

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Picture of mountains in Nepal illuminated by the moon

Moonlit Mountains, Nepal

Photo of the Day, February 20, 2013

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I watched as the beautiful full moon rose at Annapurna Base ...

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Picture of people in a cafe in Amsterdam

Café, Amsterdam

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2013

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In a hidden street I found this cafe. It looked like ...

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Picture of a girl riding a carousel in Wales

Carousel, Wales

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2013

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In the middle of a long journey in the U.K ...

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Picture of the Space Needle as seen through the Olympic Iliad sculpture in Seattle

Olympic Iliad, Seattle

Photo of the Day, February 14, 2013

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This is a photo of Seattle's Space Needle looking through ...

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Picture of people walking across a bridge in Florence, Italy

Arno River, Florence

Photo of the Day, February 13, 2013

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Spending the holidays traveling means fewer tourists and more clouds. This ...

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Picture of textured fields in the Czech Republic

Landscape, Czech Republic

Photo of the Day, February 4, 2013

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Deer enjoying the wavy fields in southern Moravia in the Czech ...

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Picture of pedestrians and traffic around Columbus circle

Columbus Circle, New York City

Photo of the Day, February 2, 2013

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The line to see the Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle ...

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Picture of a person feeding pigeons in Port Blair, Andaman Islands, India

Port Blair, Andaman Islands

Photo of the Day, January 31, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

This was taken in Port Blair, where every morning people come ...

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Picture of a mother kangaroo and her joey on a beach in Australia

Kangaroos, Australia

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2013

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Mother kangaroo and her joey on the beach at Cape Le ...

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Picture of horses on a farm in Iceland

Horses, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 20, 2013

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Icelandic horses gathered on top of this hill within their paddock ...

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Picture of people in a snowstorm in Finland

Snowstorm, Finland

Photo of the Day, December 31, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

A sudden snowstorm buffets May Day revelers during a ...

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Picture of a Kuvale herdsman in Angola

Kuvale Herdsman, Angola

Photo of the Day, December 30, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

Veiled in haze, twin peaks of Angola’s Chela ...

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Picture of twin siblings swimming in Italy

Lake Garda, Italy

Photo of the Day, December 28, 2012

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Twin siblings playing in Italy’s Lake Garda drift ...

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Picture of women picking wildflowers in the San Joaquin Valley

Wildflowers, California

Photo of the Day, December 26, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

In this picture from the early 1940s, travelers in ...

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Picture of the gardens at Middleton Place in Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

Photo of the Day, December 24, 2012

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An autochrome image captures the vibrant foliage at Charleston ...

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 Picture of people walking down a street in Paris

Paris, France

Photo of the Day, December 17, 2012

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Parisians walk past lottery and vermouth advertisements on the ...

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Picture of fruit for sale at a market in Bangkok, Thailand

Fruit, Bangkok

Photo of the Day, December 16, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

In an autochrome image from around 1926, bananas, pomelos ...

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Picture of fishing boats in Macao, China

Fishing Boats, Macao

Photo of the Day, December 15, 2012

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Hanging from boats in a Macao harbor, fishing nets ...

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Picture of three boys sitting by fishing boats in the Canary Islands

Harbor, Canary Islands

Photo of the Day, December 13, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

Children sit by fishing boats at rest in a ...

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Picture of artists painting along the banks of the Dordogne River

Artists, Dordogne River

Photo of the Day, December 9, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

Artists paint on the banks of the Dordogne River ...

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 Picture of woodcarvers in India

Woodcarvers, India

Photo of the Day, December 8, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

National Geographic photographer Maynard Owen Williams captured this image ...

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Picture of a man playing his guitar for a young girl in Spain

Musician, Spain

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2012

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A man plays his guitar for a young girl ...

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