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Manhattan High Line I
A bee samples pollen in St. James Park.
School of clownfish in the public aquarium in Townsville, Australia
Color Puzzle
Camouflage extreme
gjogv giant
reading corner in West Yellowstone
Chillin`on the beach
Feeding Pigeons
A path through a lush grove of trees in Chikmagalur
Sturgeon Moon in Maine
Queen of the Silver Dollar
Technical Rescue
 Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin, Panorama
A foggy sunset over the hills in Chikmagalur
wine on the tracks
Damascus Gate Guard
Is there Someone Behind Us?
A Typical Night
Higher than clouds.
Hope to break the shackle
End of Fall
Deadly camouflage
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Queen of the Silver Dollar

For those that think of Mardi Gras as a big street party, think again. It is a way of being. Over the two week period in February that culminates in Mardi Gras, the population of New Orleans swells from some three hundred thousand to close to two million souls. It is a celebration of life and all who come are welcome. From every part of the city, from every parish. From every part of the country, from every state. From every part of the world, from every country. The youngest, the oldest, the affluent and the marginalized, the believer, the skeptic, those that work and those that play, the musician, the dancer, the costumed and the unadorned. All are welcomed and none refused.

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Date Taken: 02.2018
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PHOTO LOCATION New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America