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Great shots from around the world, including gondolas in Indian Kashmir, bird feeding in Mexico and a different take on Athens

A tourist snorkles over coral reef in Raja Ampat's Mansuar Island located in eastern Indonesia's Papua region.

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A woman stands outside the Forbidden City amid heavy haze and fog in central Beijing.

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An aerial view shows the port and festival palace (R) in Cannes.

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A panoramic view from the penthouse suite in the Holman Grand Hotel, which, due to elevation, is actually higher than Charlottetown's tallest building, St. Dunstan's Basilica.

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A Darwin Beer Can Boat sails in Darling Harbour Sydney, Australia

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A caravan is parked near the shore of the Red Sea in the southern resort city of Eilat in Israel.NIR ELIAS

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Children play on a field as the setting sun colours the sky near Starnberg, southern Germany.

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People ride the Lake Louise gondola.

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Tourists and demonstrators mingle on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London, England.Peter Macdiarmid

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The Hartland bridge in Hartland, N.B., a 391 metre-long covered span, is recognized as the longest in the world. Thousands of tourist from around the world visit the the structure every year to take pictures of the bridge and to walk or drive across the span.

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A boy feeds seagulls on a beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

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A blanketed horse and a snow covered fence in Putney, Vermont.

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Tourists sit on a bench at Lake Wolfgangsee in St. Gilgen, in the Austrian province of Salzburg.Kerstin Joensson

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Tourists view the Pudong Financial district skyline from the historic Bund in Shanghai. China has replaced Spain as the world's third most visited country, behind France and the United States, figures from the UN World Tourism Organisation showed recently.MARK RALSTON

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Palestinian women and tourists bathe in the waters of the Dead Sea at Kalya Beach in the Israeli-West Bank. The Dead Sea is one of the 20 cultural sites the Palestinian Authority has listed for possible nomination as World Heritage Sites.GALI TIBBON

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Actors perform a ceremony in the ancient city of Caral in the Supe valley, north of Lima, marking 17 years of research in the ancient city.PILAR OLIVARES

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Visitors crowd a hot spring pool in southwestern China's Chongqing city.The Associated Press

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Kashmiri gondolas (shikaras) carry tourists across the famed Dal Lake in Srinagar. Indian Kashmir has registered a record number of visitors this year, after large-scale anti-India protests ruined the previous three tourist seasons.TAUSEEF MUSTAFA

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A tourist walks on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens.Petros Giannakouris

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A tourist's hands are reflected in her sunglasses as she takes a photo of the ceremonial presidential guard outside parliament in Athens.Thanassis Stavrakis

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