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Varanasi Sanskrit Aprentice
Arching Out
Indifference
Red Man Walking
Young schoolgirl carrying a chair in Santa Catarina Barahona Guatemala
The elusive Devine at WDW Animal Kingdom
After the Fire
Waring General Store
Moroccan Magic
Sisters in morning barn light
Cinderella's Castle in blue
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Mirror effect
Chinese boat rower on Erhai Lake
Water lily
Ascending the Southeast Arete
Gemmis 02
Travelling birds
A little boy yawns prompting his father to react as per Pavlov reflex.
Living in a Snow Globe
Turtle stretching
Eve and Adam
Moon in the daytime
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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Darjeeling, the most popular hill station of West Bengal, india is a favorite tourist spot of millions of people . It is being urbanized at a rapid pace, but to achieve this urbanized life of the city, this beautiful hill station has to sacrifice its treasure , that is the greenery. Deforestation is a common scene here for building the roads, hotels, lodges , buildings etc.Population is increasing as more and more people are settling here to access the facilities of an urban life and millions of tourists visit Darjeeling for the scenic beauty and to feel the fresh air with the hope of a healthy life .but the increasing population, exhausts from transportation vehicles etc are making the city polluted and deforestation is breaking the way to access the fresh, healthy air . To overcome this crisis, the people of the city have come together and have started planting trees in an innovative way with a hope of achieving the access to an urban as well as a healthy life.

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Cooch Behar, India
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2015, 12:51 p.m.
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Focal Length: 21mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
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PHOTO LOCATION Darjeeling, India