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Fly Girl

Uganda billboard Abbie Kozolchyk

Even though she was a visitor to Uganda, Abbie Kozolchyk turned out to be the perfect host

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River a Mile Deep: Five Great Photos

Images from Michael Shapiro's 24-day rafting trip down the Colorado River

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The Not-So-Endless Summer

Biarritz, France Biarritz, France (Abbie Kozolchyk)

Parting with beach season is especially sweet sorrow in Biarritz, France, as Abbie Kozolchyk discovered

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A Visit With the Emperors

A Visit With the Emperors Chris Epting

Lured by the possibility of seeing penguins, Chris Epting ventured to Snow Hill Island in Antarctica

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The Family Jewels

A Himalayan trek took an unlikely turn, leaving Abbie Kozolchyk in the hands of a Nepali goldsmith, his wife and their son

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Photo You Must See: Prayers in the Yamuna

Photo You Must See: Prayers in the Yamuna REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Hindus pray in the Yamuna River in Allahabad, India, during the Bhai Dooj festival, which celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters

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Five Ugly Foods You Should Eat

Jenna Schnuer unveils not-so-pretty international dishes anybody will love -- except a food stylist

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The Power of Personal Landmarks

Forget grand historical monuments for a moment. Chris Epting celebrates the unheralded places meaningful to each of us.

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Around the World in 17 McDonald’s Placemats

Around the World in 17 McDonald’s Placemats Bob Payne

Call them McCultural Artifacts. Bob Payne has collected McDonald's placemats from more than 50 countries during his travels.

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The Quiet Traveler

flowers window Sophia Dembling

Sophia Dembling doesn't travel to meet people. She finds other rewards.

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The Birthplaces Road Trip

The Birthplaces Road Trip Photo: Chris Epting

From the Google garage to the future birthplace of James T. Kirk, Chris Epting goes looking for the spark of invention

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Beauty Amid Ugliness

What the simple act of taking lots of photos in Sao Paulo revealed to Rob Verger

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Mexico: Celebrating 200 Years of Independence

Mexico: Celebrating 200 Years of Independence REUTERS

Mexico marks its bicentennial this week -- and the 100th anniversary of the Revolution. (Bonus: This slideshow is 100% free of drug-war references!)

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Photo You Must See: Shooting Star Over Stonehenge

Photo You Must See: Shooting Star Over Stonehenge REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

A meteor drops through the starry sky above Stonehenge, in southern England, during the annual Perseid meteor shower

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Taking the Greyhound to America

Taking the Greyhound to America Photo by Sophia Dembling

Sophia Dembling mines the archive of the cross-country journeys that changed her life

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