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Tourists view the Jeita Grotto in Jeita, north of Beirut.

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A man looks at a replica of a 15th-century treasure ship used by legendary Chinese explorer Admiral Zheng He at the new maritime museum in Singapore.

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Replicas of sailing fleets exhibited along side of a replica of a 15th-century treasure ship used by legendary Chinese explorer Admiral Zheng He at the new maritime museum in Singapore.

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People participate in the Gay Pride Parade along Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach.

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A young girl watches with her parents during the 67th annual Columbus Day Parade on October 10, 2011 in New York City.

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Nick Alt helps launch the family kite at the 15th annual Japan America Kite Festival in Seal Beach, Calif.

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A couple is seen during a sunset in Puerto Vallarta October 11, 2011.

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A skier makes a turn in some fresh powder during the opening of ski season at Wolf Creek Ski Area in Pagosa Springs, Colo.

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A view of the fields in the "Crete Senesi" (Siennese clays) area near Asciano, Italy.

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A view of fields in the "Crete Senesi" (Siennese clays) area near Asciano in Italiy.

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The gate of old building is seen in Suakin, in the Red Sea state in Sudan. Sudan is trying to attract tourism to the Red Sea state, and a Turkish company is helping to restore old buildings in the port of Suakin as part of efforts to make the town more attractive to visitors.

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A restored section of an old mosque is seen in Suakin at Red Sea state in Sudan.

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Bhutanese novice Buddhist monks walk to breakfast at a monastery in the capital of Thimphu, Bhutan.

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Trisha Hoss, of Seattle, climbs to the second story rather than using the stairs at City Museum in St. Louis. The City Museum is an ever-evolving art project set in an old converted shoe warehouse.

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Children climb to the top of a structure on the roof of City Museum in St. Louis.

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Surfers ride the waves in Marajo Bay near the mouth of the Amazon River in Brazil.

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Women sell souvenirs from small boats near Ywarma floating Pagoda in Inle Lake, Myanmar.

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A tourist walks along the beach at Cayo de Agua in archipelago Los Roques, Venezuela.

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This Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 photo shows a blues-themed mural beside railroad tracks in Helena-West Helena, Ark. Held for three days annually in October and drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the area, the King Biscuit Blues Festival is one of the nation's foremost showcases of blues music.

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A view of the ruins at the ancient city of Leptis Magna in Al Khums in Libya.

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