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Black-Crowned Night Heron
floating house in the clouds
A young Muslim girl takes a selfie at the Red Road Eid-ul-Fitr prayer congregation considered to be the largest in Asia.
Juvenile Black-Crowned Night Heron
Sunset at Taku Lake
Sunset Camping
Gemmis 01
Kori Bustard
Bhel devotees haul a chariot over a pit of simmering charcoal at the Sai temple compound.
A concert attendee surfing the crowd
Primordial Night Sky
Koi's Ever Changing Arts
Nikon D-70s- Carpet Weaver
Flamingo's eyes
A Snap Please
Busy Life
raindrop ripples on the river surface
The Farmer
A female devotee taking part at the Bhel festival walks in a procession.
Trianon 50mm
African Elephants
13th Annual Photo Contest
Primordial Night Sky

Each year some 40 million Americans pack rucksacks with tents, stoves, food, and supplies and head into the wilderness. They are seeking escape--seeking peace and reflection. They are seeking a state resigned to an older, simpler time; to touch history under the starts; to sit around a fire with your fellow man, telling stories, sharing truths. They seek connection with the world around us in all of its effervescent glory. And here, under the stars of the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, some friends can gather together, huddled on the edge of a granite bowl, and launch their fellowship to the heavens.

TAGS: California, Camping, Fire, Friends, Stars, United States

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Bishop, California, United States of America
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Photo of the Day: 12.21.15
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© Jeff Deikis.
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Date Taken: 04.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2015, 12:25 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Bishop, California, United States of America