Post Tagged with: "Shot of the Week"

26Dec
2010

Shot of the Week

One of my favorite US Open traditions is watching the application, by hand, of the winners’ names to the larger-than-life draw. This draw came from my trip in 2007, but TKGO also covered the 2010 US Open. –Tara for TKGO

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12Dec
2010

Shot of the Week

Walking on the streets in Johannesburg, South Africa, mothers commonly carry one of their youngest children on their backs by wrapping towels around their waists, like this one supporting a baby in a little pink hat. –Tara for TKGO

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21Nov
2010

Shot of the Week

Residents wait for public transportation in La Paz, Bolivia. Privately-operated white vans are most common, and work similarly to a public bus system.

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7Nov
2010

Shot of the Week

If there is a such thing as reincarnation, it wouldn’t be so bad to come back as any of the marine life in La Jolla Cove near San Diego, California. –Tara for TKGO

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17Oct
2010

Shot of the Week

…And this is why penguins are considered birds. Another snap from Antarctica. (Can you tell I’m jonesing for it?) –Tara for TKGO

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3Oct
2010

Shot of the Week

Antarctica’s massive icebergs are literally floating eye candy, like this non-tabular gem caught at a rare sunset moment. (There are only four hours of darkness during the summer, so it’s hard to be awake at sunset!) Gran and I like to think of it as an igloo at the wrong pole. –Tara for TKGO

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26Sep
2010

Shot of the Week

On especially clear days in Antarctica, when the sky and ocean are the same color, the icebergs and their reflections look like floating islands against a blue background. –Tara for TKGO

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19Sep
2010

Shot of the Week

When I lived in Barcelona, my dormitory was located on the same street as Gaudí’s incomplete masterpiece, La Sagrada Família. I walked up to stare at it in wonder many times, and this photo is from one of my late afternoon visits. The church looks like a different work from every angle at the base, and from this angle and the low sunlight hitting it, I love how it almost looks made of clay. –Karina for TKGO

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12Sep
2010

Shot of the Week

Thanks to Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code, the Louvre’s pyramids are more famous than ever. Hoards of tourists and Parisians alike spend the day here, but few stay late into the night, when the lighting showcases the detailed relief on the buildings. –Tara for TKGO

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