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Dark Man
A man walks by a long add
The Truck Driver's Dog
St Julians from the air
Tuscany from the air
Haircut
Sunset in Sardegna
Childs running after pigeons
Childs jumping in Garda Lake
London bus
Walking in Ceahlau National Park
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Sunset in Cantabria
Jerusalem Market
Sunset in the Atlas Mountains
The hand that tends the trees
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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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A major festival in the Buddhist calendar, Vesak celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha. Borobudur is a central meeting point for Buddhists from all over Indonesia. I was lucky enough to witness this spectacular event at Borobudur. Processions are led and festivities take place through the day, and, at night, thousands of lanterns are lit and released into the starry sky. The scene is magical.

TAGS: Celebration, Indonesia, People

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© Sirsendu Gayen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 25, 2017, 6:32 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D610
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia