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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Photo: An abandoned oil tanker in the Persian Gulf

Oil Tanker, Persian Gulf

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2012

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A relic of the Iran-Iraq war, this oil tanker ...

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 Photo: A gaucho surveying his land in southern Patagonia

Gaucho, Patagonia

Photo of the Day, February 28, 2012

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This picture was taken at Estancia El Condor, a ranch in ...

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Picture of a herd of cattle in India

Cows, India

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2012

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I shot this calf on the road in 2011 on the ...

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Photo: A herd of giraffes in Kenya

Giraffes, Kenya

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2012

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Giraffes are pictured at dawn in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve ...

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Photo: A mountain town in Italy enshrouded in fog

Asiago Plateau, Italy

Photo of the Day, January 31, 2012

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The small town where I live (Asiago plateau, Italy) is shrouded ...

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Photo: A young Sami herder and his dog in Scandinavia

Sami Herder, Scandinavia

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2012

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Johan Kuhmunen, with his dog Cammu, lives in Sweden, but the ...

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Photo: Caravans arriving at Lake Asele

Caravans, Ethiopia

Photo of the Day, January 29, 2012

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Evoking a scene from biblical times, caravans arrive at the salt ...

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Photo: A boat on Dal Lake in India

Dal Lake, India

Photo of the Day, January 28, 2012

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A lone shikara boat slices through the peace and tranquility of ...

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Photo: A cave wall stenciled with handprints

Cave Painting, Papua New Guinea

Photo of the Day, January 27, 2012

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For generations people in the region have marked cave walls with ...

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Photo: A climber scaling a rock in England's Peak District

Rock Climber, Peak District

Photo of the Day, January 26, 2012

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A man climbs at sunset in Peak District National Park, England ...

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Photo: A woman with her bicycle in Suzhou, China

Cyclist, China

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2012

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Walking along one of the many canals in the ancient city ...

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 Photo: The Navajo Bridge crossing the Colorado River in Arizona

Vermilion Cliffs, Arizona

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2012

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Against the soaring backdrop of Arizona's Vermilion Cliffs, the 1929 ...

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Photo: A view of a city square in Astana, Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, January 23, 2012

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Floral flourishes decorate Nurzhol Boulevard, or "Radiant Path."

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Photo: A buffalo race in India

Buffalo Race, India

Photo of the Day, January 22, 2012

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Kambala is a simple sport played in parts of Karnataka, India ...

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Photo: An aerial of Lake Assal in Djibouti

Lake Assal, Djibouti

Photo of the Day, January 21, 2012

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Djibouti's Lake Assal is one of the world's saltiest ...

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Photo: A herd of reindeer at night in Scandinavia

Reindeer, Scandinavia

Photo of the Day, January 20, 2012

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On a moonlit night, herders bring the reindeer into temporary tarp-enclosed ...

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Photo: A couple walks along a riverbank in Belgrade

Riverbank, Belgrade

Photo of the Day, January 19, 2012

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Overhead snapshot of the Belgrade riverbank—summer love, I guess!

(This ...

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Picture of elephants in Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda

Elephants, Uganda

Photo of the Day, January 18, 2012

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Elephants have miles of unbroken savanna to roam inside Uganda's ...

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Picture of Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls

Photo of the Day, January 17, 2012

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Aerial view of Iguazu Falls, Brazil-Argentina border

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Picture of a person looking up at a starry sky in Africa

Stargazer, Lake Malawi

Photo of the Day, January 16, 2012

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Lake Malawi, Africa. A stargazer looks into the endless cosmos as ...

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Photo: Horses in the snow in Iceland

Horses, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 15, 2012

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Icelandic horses are out all year, even through the winter. I ...

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Photo: A farmer walking along rice terraces in China

Rice Terraces, China

Photo of the Day, January 14, 2012

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A farmer is beginning his day, walking along the rice terraces ...

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Photo: Rice paddies in Bangladesh

Bandarban, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, January 13, 2012

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Golden fields in Bandarban, one of the hill districts in southeastern ...

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Photo: A service inside Westminster Abbey in London

Westminster Abbey, London

Photo of the Day, January 12, 2012

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For a thousand years, music and ceremony have celebrated the Christian ...

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Picture of a submerged plane in the Bahamas

Submerged Plane, Bahamas

Photo of the Day, January 11, 2012

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While island hopping around the Bahamas in a Cessna C172 aircraft ...

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Picture of the church of Rodel in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Church of Rodel, Outer Hebrides

Photo of the Day, January 10, 2012

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The 15th-century church of Rodel on the Isle of Lewis, built ...

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Photo: A woman resting on a section of the Great Wall in China

Great Wall, China

Photo of the Day, January 9, 2012

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A woman rests on Jiankou Great Wall, a section of the ...

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Picture of a cyclist riding through the morning mist in the Netherlands

Morning Ride, Netherlands

Photo of the Day, January 8, 2012

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A photo shot in the Netherlands, in a small town called ...

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Photo: A hot spring in Iceland

Silica Pond, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 7, 2012

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One of the highlights of the interior of Iceland: a hot-water ...

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Photo: Lanterns floating into the night sky in Thailand

Floating Lanterns, Thailand

Photo of the Day, January 6, 2012

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I had planned a recent trip to Thailand in November to ...

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Picture of a rainy street scene in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Street Scene, Ontario

Photo of the Day, January 5, 2012

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I saw this scene through the glass in my car. I ...

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Photo: A rainbow over a farm near Lake Champlain, Vermont

Rainbow, Lake Champlain

Photo of the Day, January 4, 2012

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This image was made on the afternoon of October 20, 2011 ...

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Photo: The infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands resort, Singapore

Infinity Pool, Singapore

Photo of the Day, January 3, 2012

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The vertiginous "infinity pool" at the Marina Bay Sands resort offers ...

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Photo: A landscape in Tuscany

Tuscany, Italy

Photo of the Day, January 2, 2012

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When I was driving last year through Tuscany, Italy, I suddenly ...

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Picture of the atrium of the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar

Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar

Photo of the Day, January 1, 2012

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The light gracefully filters through the complex central vault above the ...

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Photo: A person walking in the forest in Scotland

Hiker, Scottish Highlands

Photo of the Day, December 31, 2011

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A solitary person walking across a forest ...

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