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Paddling dugout canoe on Sangha River.
Baaka pigmy boys.
An older lady in Medina, Tetuan (Morocco)trying to sell some of her vegetables.  She allowed me to take her picture.  Very kind lady.
Fruit sellers. These boys wait for passing vehicles and try to sell fruits to passengers and drivers.
One house's hillside of holiday lights.
Checking out who is passing by my house.
In Paris on the Seine on a boat ride, the majestic Eiffel Tower appears all lit up at the end of the sailing...amazing view!!
Sailboat on Lake Luzern enjoying a splendid view of Mount Pilatus
A small research station called Poco Sol near Monteverde, Costa Rica.
A very cool evening in London.  Crossing the street from Parliament house I was compelled to take this photograph as the bus came by and sparked all sorts of lights.  I thought it made an interesting
Waiting for a bus.
Just visited Istanbul, Turkey and finally accomplished one of my dreams: seeing Agia Sophia Mosque (former cathedral built by Constantine). It filled my heart with so much satisfaction.
Just like background noise, the power lines and their "poles" are part of our country.  We see them in cities, suburbs & like here, on rural highways.
Pack of giraffes moving across savannah.
At the zoo and the look on this animals face took my breath away
Balance
Evening wash.
Nothing speaks America better than a Bald Eagle.  This one was sitting in a tree beside the Mississippi River.
Collecting wood for cooking.
Sleeping while mommy is shopping.
The little boy discovered the many things you can do with pipe cleaners.
Night and Day
Elephant exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo shortly before the exhibit was taken down due to inadequacy.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Just visited Istanbul, Turkey and finally accomplished one of my dreams: seeing Agia Sophia Mosque (former cathedral built by Constantine). It filled my heart with so much satisfaction.

Just visited Istanbul, Turkey and finally accomplished one of my dreams: seeing Agia Sophia Mosque (former cathedral built by Constantine). It filled my heart with so much satisfaction.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2010
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2010, 8:53 p.m.
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Camera Model: DSLR-A300
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