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Photo of the Week: Kyrgyzstan's Independence Day

Photo of the Week: Kyrgyzstan’s Independence Day Oh, the holidays. When you’re at home they mean family time and lots of preparation and perhaps more than a fair share of stress. Hit a holiday or two on the road, though, and its all photogenic backdrops and friendly folks happy to share in the celebratory spirit. In …

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Photo of the Week: Nankinmachi in Kobe, Japan

Nankinmachi in Kobe, Japan After Japan was bullied out of its self-imposed isolation in the mid 19th Century, the port city of Kobe in southern Honshu became one of the nation’s first cities to reluctantly open its doors to the outside world.  The usual hotchpotch of merchants, empire architects, bon vivants, and religious crusaders rocked-up …

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Photo of the Week: Wroclaw Poland Market Square at Night

The heart of any Polish city is its Rynek, or Market Square and in the city of Wroclaw Poland (pronounced vrots-waf) it’s no different. Wroclaw has what I consider Poland’s most beautiful. It’s the architectural center-point of the city and one of the biggest town squares in Europe. The best part about Wroclaw is it’s …

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Old Town Tallinn Estonia from Above [Photos]

Tallinn, Estonia has a fantastically preserved medieval old town, built in the 15-17th centuries—which is a pleasure to walk about. It’s got cobbled streets, cathedrals, bell towers, and now plenty of souvenir shops, restaurants, bars to appease the tourists. The old town feels devoid of local life, but the buildings are well kept and it’s …

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