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The best in travel photos this week include a juicy grape fight, an instant noodle museum and cheers! It's Oktoberfest!

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Tourists visit the Parthenon temple ruins in Athens, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011.

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A canal in Venice is clogged with some of tourist-laden gondolas on a recent summer day, September 10, 2011.

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A man challenges a bull during Corraleja, a traditional bullfighting ritual with amateur bullfighters, in Since, Sucre province, September 18, 2011.

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Children perform a traditional Chinese dance during the opening ceremony of the 13th Beijing International Tourism Festival at Qianmen Commercial Street in Beijing September 17, 2011.

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A dancer waits for the opening ceremony of the 13th Beijing International Tourism Festival at Qianmen Commercial Street in Beijing, September 17, 2011.

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Iranian Ghashghai people escort a woman riding a horse at a symbolic traditional wedding ceremony during a nomadic pastoralist festival in northern Tehran September 16, 2011.

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A woman looks at instant noodles displayed at the Cup Noodles museum during a media preview in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, September 16, 2011.

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Woddies are parked along near the beach at the world's largest gathering of wooden bodied automobiles in Encinitas, California September 17, 2011.

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Hundreds of naked people float in the Dead Sea during a massive naked photo session for U.S. artist and photographer Spencer Tunick, early Saturday, in Mineral beach in the Dead Sea, Israel,Sept. 17, 2011.

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A girl stands on a grafitti painted by a US artist Tracy Lee Stum in Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, on September 18, 2011. 3D chalk artist Tracy Lee Stum is one of the world's foremost interactive 3D street painter.

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A worker poses for a photograph next to John Martin's recently restored "The Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum", in Tate Britain in central London September 19, 2011.

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Classical quartet "Concerteum" perform in an apartment block courtyard as they start the programme of "Musical wanderers" on the Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg, September 19, 2011.

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Miss Universe 2011 third runner up, Shamcey Supsup of the Philippines, waves atop of a open vehicle during a parade along a busy street at a financial district of Makati, metro Manila September 19, 2011.

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Participants are pictured during the Gay Pride Parade in Brasilia September 18, 2011. About 45,000 people took part in the annual Brasilia Gay Pride Parade making it second largest gay pride march in Brazil.

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Children in traditional costumes take part at the Oktoberfest parade in Munich September 18, 2011.

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People in traditional costumes dance during the Oktoberfest parade in Munich September 18, 2011.

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Competitors take part in the traditional "Steepest Race in the World" in Baldwin street in Dunedin September 18, 2011. Baldwin street is the world's steepest street, according to the Guinness Book.

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People pedal on bicycles equipped with dynamos which light up gigantic luminous bulbs as they participate an interactive installation, during the European heritage days at the Grand Palais in Paris September 17, 2011.

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Revellers frolic in grape pulp during the annual grape battle in the village of Binissalem on the Spanish island of Mallorca September 17, 2011. Binissalem celebrates its wine tradition with the fiesta every year at the end of the grape harvest.

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People participate in the 13th edition of the Techno Parade music event in Paris, September 17, 2011.

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A waitress carries the traditional 1-litre beer mugs at the opening of the world's biggest beer festival, the Munich Oktoberfest, at the Theresienwiese in Munich, September 17, 2011. The world's biggest beer fest runs until October 3.

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A performer puts on her make-up before a Beijing opera performance for the closing ceremony of the first young Beijing Opera Actors' Arena contest in Beijing, September 16, 2011.

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The master bedroom of a Mangusta model 130#19 is seen during the 22nd Monaco Yacht show, September 21, 2011. Luxury boats are moored for the Monaco Yacht Show, which is the world's leading prestige boat show.

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A sign alerting drivers to the presence of Kiwi birds is pictured on a road on the outskirts of Wellington September 20, 2011.

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