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Galapagos through the eyes of Darwin
Preening Female Mallard
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Galapagos penguin enjoying the sun
Power of thr Mother
Palm Sunday on Lake Mapanuepe
SF Sunset Bullseye
Zebras fighting
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Giant Sequoias in the Mariposa Grove, Yosemite.
Fog rolling out at The Hill of Slane, County Meath, Ireland
Zebras of the Serengeti
A mounted police officer on a London street
Grandma turn the wheel
Sunrise on the Serengeti
Hard works in shadows.
12th Annual Photo Contest
Palm Sunday on Lake Mapanuepe

Lake Mapanuepe is a lake created by Nature. It is only accessible via 4x4 vehicle. It used to be the center of a village in San Marcelino, Zambales. When Mount Pinatubo erupted in 1991, Lahar blocked the flow of many rivers, creating a nature's dam. With the river blocked, it flooded the village. Only the belfry of the church was left of the orginal village. The villagers were forced to evacuate to higher grounds. These people are strongly religious and every Palm Sunday they would still celebrate in the remains of their old church.

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Antipolo, Philippines
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© Ramon I. Castillo.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2014, 2:04 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 600D
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f5.6
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PHOTO LOCATION Zambales, Philippines