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Sand Sculptures
Geese heading home
Watching over
Anhinga, or water turkey
Frog on Lilly Pad
Laughter
A young student of the RBU participating in the Vasanttotsav programme ahead of the Holi breaks out in laughter inside the Jorasanko Thakurbari.
Woman along the road to Agra India
Fall In East Texas
Fruit  Market Bouquet
Woman carrying a load of wheat
An Evening with Santa Maria
A religious lady walks with her trident inside the Babughat transit camp.
Rain swept boardwalk
Young girl at the Sudi Dancing School
Nikon D-70s- Father to Son
flowering on a windy day
Amazing Shadow and Beautiful Bagan view
Nap Time
Tracing the pattern for metal embossing
two women are drying plums
A Man and His Fiddle
Marimba Maker 2
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
An Evening with Santa Maria

Standing between the ramparts of Castillio San Felipe del Morro, one can get a birds eye view of the stunning Cemetario Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis in Puerto Rico's Old San Juan. "el Morro," or "the promontory," is a 16th-century citadel located on the north-western point of Old San Juan designed to guard the entrance to San Juan Bay and to defend the Spanish colonial port city from approaching enemies. These particular walls were constructed in 1539 on orders of King Charles V of Spain and today can be explored any time of day or night by curious travelers. Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis, a colonial-era cemetery located just beyond and some 40' beneath the Fort's walls, is the final resting place of many of Puerto Rico's most prominent historical residents. Together, these landmarks are a stunning display made more so by the encroaching darkness and distant sounds of the sea.

TAGS: Caribbean, United States Minor Outlying Islands

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Date Taken: 01.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2015, 10:59 a.m.
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