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African wild dogs in Malewane private game reserve
Originally a Lighthouse
Kinderdijk, Netherlands
Ilulissat
Eternity
Ceiling of Grote Kerk, Haarlem, Netherlands
LA SIESTA
Steam Train leaving the station
Blue-footed Boobies from the Galapagos Islands
Dominoes in Havana
Mothers and grandmothers, poor but strong and generous women
Unimoto rider.
Anna & the Umbrella
Rincón and the palms
diamonds of the mammoth mountain
Temple in Kyoto, Japan (II)
On Top of the World
Autumn Flare at Duke Farms
The tree and the cheetah
Cyclists in the city at fall
Girl in Front of Barn Door
Golden fog
Quincy's Eyes
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Unimoto rider.

Unimotorcyle racing started in the 1980s in Florida, a fact few will find surprising. The "sport" quickly spread to Europe and beyond. A Russian unimotocyclist named Dmitry Gorbunov attended the Elefantentreffen biker rally in Germany in 2002, and thought it wasn't nutty enough. So two years later, he decided to go racing on ice. The moment D’Angelo heard about Snow Dogs, he had to go. He traveled 2,500 miles by bus and plane from his warm home in Italy to the snow-blanketed town of Togliatti, Russia, where the temperature never climbed above -10 degrees Fahrenheit. The event drew about 1,000 spectators and 35 unimoto riders, many of whom came from hundreds of miles away. An unimoto rider. Probably the engine is of an Ural russian motorcycle.

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Colli Del Tronto, Italy
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Date Taken: 01.2017
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