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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 301: "It's on the Travel Brochure" Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   ( divider line
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2011-02-09 08:07:09 PM Full Size

Biggie at Flickr
2011-02-09 08:07:21 PM  
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Horse and Carriage rides during Old Sacramento's "Gold Rush Days"

2011-02-09 08:08:54 PM  
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Washington, D.C.

2011-02-09 08:10:44 PM Full Size

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2011-02-09 08:11:30 PM Full Size

2011-02-09 08:11:44 PM  
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Pucker Pass, near Moab, Utah.

2011-02-09 08:11:50 PM Full Size

National Arboritum, DC
2011-02-09 08:12:06 PM Full Size

Biggie at Flickr
2011-02-09 08:12:28 PM Full Size

2011-02-09 08:12:40 PM  
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Relaxing on the American River

2011-02-09 08:14:59 PM  
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2011-02-09 08:15:50 PM Full Size

The Round Barn

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2011-02-09 08:18:47 PM  
A little farther afield. Full Size
2011-02-09 08:19:26 PM Full Size

The Sunsphere from the 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville
/or the wigsphere if you are a Simpsons fan.

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2011-02-09 08:21:03 PM Full Size

Providence RI Skyline @ Night

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2011-02-09 08:21:21 PM  
West Baden Springs/French Lick, Indiana Full Size
2011-02-09 08:21:47 PM  
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Nan Madol, and ancient city on the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia. Its construction is still a bit of a mystery as the basalt columns used to build it come from hundreds of miles away. It's estimated that it was built around 800 years ago.

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2011-02-09 08:21:50 PM  
Santa Claus parade preparations
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One of the things Winnipeg is famous for is this intersection. Portage and Main was once the centre for the banking industry in Western Canada, and is occasionally the brunt of popular jokes referring to it as the coldest and windiest intersection in Canada.
There are numerous cultural references to the intersection, including the 1992 Randy Bachman and Neil Young hit song "Prairie Town", with the chorus repeating the line "Portage and Main, 50 below". The British band Blurt have a song named "Portage & Main" on their album Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hit. It is also the setting for the Stompin' Tom Connors song "Red River Jane".
2011-02-09 08:21:51 PM Full Size

The historic Tennessee Theater in Downtown Knoxville

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2011-02-09 08:22:43 PM  
Jose Gaspar in Tampa Full Size

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2011-02-09 08:25:33 PM  
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2011-02-09 08:25:44 PM Full Size

Neyland Stadium home of the Tennessee Volunteers

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2011-02-09 08:29:18 PM  
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2011-02-09 08:29:49 PM  
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Skull of a Japanese sailor in a shipwreck in Truk Lagoon. The lagoon is located in the state of Chuuk, in Micronesia and was the site of Operation Hailstone, where over 80 ships were obliterated by US forces. It's now an underwater museum and the best wreck diving in the world. This was taken deep inside the ship at a depth of almost 40 meters. The redness of the photo is due to 60+ years of rust formation.

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2011-02-09 08:30:18 PM  
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North Mitten Butte, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona

2011-02-09 08:36:56 PM  
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2011-02-09 08:38:54 PM  
Louisville, Kentucky Skyline at Night Full Size
2011-02-09 08:39:13 PM  
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Sokeh's Rock, on the island of Pohnpei, in Micronesia. Sokeh's is a basalt formation and next to Diamondhead in Oahu, is the most recognizable geological feature in the Pacific Islands. Taken at the water's surface while waiting for the boat to pick me up from an evening dive.

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2011-02-09 08:41:04 PM  

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2011-02-09 08:41:10 PM  
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The town's most popular drug store

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2011-02-09 08:42:14 PM  

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2011-02-09 08:48:08 PM  
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"Come to Madeira, the Pearl of the Atlantic, the floating Garden! Want to know what sailing in a 15th century galleon felt like? You can book passage on the 'Santa Maria' (right), a full-scale replica of Columbus' ship, built entirely of mahogany."
2011-02-09 08:55:23 PM Full Size

Columbia Tower taken from Safeco Field.
2011-02-09 08:57:05 PM  
2011-02-09 08:58:11 PM Full Size

Experience Music Project, Seattle.
2011-02-09 09:02:02 PM Full Size

The Wild West in Scottsdale, AZ
2011-02-09 09:03:35 PM Full Size

Go nose to nose with a dolphin at San Diego's Sea World.
2011-02-09 09:03:56 PM Full Size
2011-02-09 09:08:18 PM  
Lake Manitoba, Canada Full Size

"Welcome to Manitoba, home to over 100,000 lakes and an angler's paradise! Manitoba is a world class fishing destination for anglers from ALL around the world."
2011-02-09 09:18:30 PM  
Florida State Fair with a cherry on top Full Size

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2011-02-09 09:18:48 PM Full Size

Watch a Killer Whale blow bubble circles at San Diego's Sea World.
2011-02-09 09:20:54 PM Full Size

Roger Williams Park
Providence, RI.

2011-02-09 09:25:54 PM  
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Stonehenge, 1/3, pops.
2011-02-09 09:29:13 PM  
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Sydney Opera House, 2/3, pops.
2011-02-09 09:42:08 PM  
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Monument Valley, one of the mittens. 3/3, pops.
2011-02-09 10:18:33 PM  

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2011-02-09 10:24:05 PM  

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The Jefferson Monument

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2011-02-10 12:02:29 AM  

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Near Battery Park
Manhattan, New York City

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2011-02-10 12:03:06 AM  
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