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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Picture of women picking wildflowers in the San Joaquin Valley

Wildflowers, California

Photo of the Day, December 26, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Picture of people riding a boat down the Hozugawa River, Kyoto, Japan

Boat Ride, Japan

Photo of the Day, December 6, 2012

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In this photo published in the July 1921 issue ...

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Picture of a guard at the Medici villas in Italy

Medici Villas, Italy

Photo of the Day, November 30, 2012

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A guard at a Medici villa in ...

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Picture of a river tour guide in Vietnam waiting for passengers

Tour Guide, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, November 27, 2012

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A Vietnamese lady waits for passengers for ...

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Picture of an autumn landscape in Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey

Photo of the Day, November 23, 2012

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During a lovely sunrise in autumn, the ...

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Picture of the Austrian town of Hallstatt at dusk

Hallstatt, Austria

Photo of the Day, November 21, 2012

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When the dark falls and tourists rest ...

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Picture of girls riding a bicycle in India

Cyclists, India

Photo of the Day, November 17, 2012

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I was traveling in Mumbai. I noticed ...

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Picture of an art installation in the Grand Palais in Paris

Grand Palais, Paris

Photo of the Day, November 13, 2012

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Daniel Buren’s work, "Excentrique(s)," fills ...

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Picture of worshippers at Kocatepe Mosque in Turkey

Kocatepe Mosque, Turkey

Photo of the Day, November 5, 2012

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Kocatepe Mosque, one of the largest in ...

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Picture of a reveler with fireworks in Cuba

Parrandas Festival, Cuba

Photo of the Day, October 31, 2012

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A plume of fireworks surrounds a reveler at the ...

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Picture of boats on Botagfogo Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Botafogo Bay, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, October 27, 2012

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Yachts bob in Botafogo Bay, cradled between the beach ...

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Picture of a neighborhood in Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

Photo of the Day, October 26, 2012

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A window reflects an image of Fidel Castro in ...

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Picture of homes and temples in the Nepal town of Tsarang

Mustang Province, Nepal

Photo of the Day, October 25, 2012

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Dusk falls over the temples and homes of Tsarang ...

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Picture of restored moai on Easter Island

Moai, Easter Island

Photo of the Day, October 23, 2012

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Their backs to the Pacific, 15 restored moai stand ...

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Picture of the Mong Kok district in Hong Kong

Mong Kok District, Hong Kong

Photo of the Day, October 22, 2012

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A neon-soaked district beloved by Hong Kong film directors ...

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Picture of divers exploring a reef with fake moai off of Easter Island

Divers, Easter Island

Photo of the Day, October 18, 2012

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Tourists diving on Easter Island's reef encounter a ...

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Picture of Hverfjall crater in the moonlight, Iceland

Hverfjall Crater, Iceland

Photo of the Day, October 17, 2012

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When Hverfjall erupted 2,500 years ago, no one ...

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Picture of the skyline of Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital city

Astana, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, October 16, 2012

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Kazakhstan's new capital is the opposite of understated ...

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Picture of a Midsummer Night celebration in Russia

Midsummer Night, Russia

Photo of the Day, October 12, 2012

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Midsummer Night, known as the festival of Ivan Kupala ...

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Picture of a woman catching a beach ball in Brazil

Beachgoer, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, October 5, 2012

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On sunny days a million people with their sea ...

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Picture of Muckross Lake in Ireland

Muckross Lake, Ireland

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2012

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Captured on Muckross Lake as the first green shoots ...

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Picture of a man walking with a horse in Pakistan

Winter, Pakistan

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2012

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Winter in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan

(This photo and caption ...

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Picture of a woman walking along an autumn street in Latvia

Riga, Latvia

Photo of the Day, September 15, 2012

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This is autumn 2011 in the city center of ...

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Picture of al Saleh Mosque in a rainstorm

Al Saleh Mosque, Yemen

Photo of the Day, September 5, 2012

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Lights atop the 300-foot minarets at four-year-old al Saleh ...

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Picture of a man performing capoeira on a beach in Brazil

Ipanema, Brazil

Photo of the Day, September 1, 2012

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Brazilian capoeira is a traditional dance with amazing fight ...

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Picture of a small airplane flying over the Tami River in Serbia

Airplane, Serbia

Photo of the Day, August 30, 2012

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The River Tami near Pančevo, Vojvodina, Serbia

(This photo and caption ...

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Picture of two girls walking along a path in a park in the United Kingdom

Park, United Kingdom

Photo of the Day, August 29, 2012

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Two girls wear little going home regardless of the freezing temperature ...

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Picture of people standing in the fountain of a water park in Peru

Water Park, Peru

Photo of the Day, August 28, 2012

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El Circuito Mágico del Agua in Lima, Peru, South America, is ...

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