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Kalimandir - Hinduism and "Babas" of ...
Rome
By Francesco Pistilli
13 Sep 2013

Some foreign sadhus are 'part-timers', who time and again plunge into the adventure of sadhu-life but keep their ties to the home-front.
Others burn all their bridges, as the famous italian sadhu Baba Cesare, and totally commit themselves to the realization of the sadhu ideals.

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Trekking in a 20 million year old rai...
Madeira, Portugal
By Luis Miguel Rodrigues
15 Jun 2013

After some flora, many birds are also endemic species that can be found only in this island

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Sunset in Gorongosa
Mozambique
By Luis Miguel Rodrigues
05 May 2013

two pelicans in Urema lake at sunset time in Gorongosa

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Fish Eagle
Mozambique
By Luis Miguel Rodrigues
05 May 2013

flying fish eagle with lake Urema in the background

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Peaceful Neigbours
Mozambique
By Luis Miguel Rodrigues
05 May 2013

different species live from lake Urema waters

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Gorongosa ``society``
Mozambique
By Luis Miguel Rodrigues
05 May 2013

while some minutes lost in the paths of Gorongosa we found this birds that seemed at any movement, position and quietness, real humans chatting calmly in the street

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Notes from Syrians On The Ground 8: R...
Azzaz, Syria
By AnnaThereseDay
01 Apr 2013

Children wander the “sewage canyon” in a makeshift camp along the border with Turkey. According to the UN, children make up more than half of the Syrian refugees and IDPs. (http://data.unhcr.org/syrianrefugees/regional.php)

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Nile Valley sun-bird
By awaheed.lifesinai
08 Mar 2013

The Nile Valley sunbird’s habitat is all along the Nile Valley. The color of the bird’s feathers changes throughout the year. In the winter, males and females look alike. The sunbird is tiny, just 9 to 10 cm long. It has a pale-grey head and light-yellow breasts. Its bill is long, slender and slightly down-curved. In February, the male sunbird becomes glossy green, with a brilliant sulfur-yellow belly and long tail streamers that add an extra five cm to his total length.

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Spotted sandgrouse
By awaheed.lifesinai
31 Dec 2012

A close-up picture of the spotted sand grouse taken in the desert near Ra’s Gharib, Red Sea Governorate.

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western Reef Egret
Hurghada
By awaheed.lifesinai
31 Dec 2012

The Western Reef egret looks like the cattle egret but lives on the shores of lakes and other large bodies of water and eats fish. The Western Reef egret is also known as the Western Reef heron. It is a medium-sized bird with an extremely wide range. It is native to the coasts of tropical West Africa, the Red Sea, the Persian Gulf and eastwards to India. It sometimes appears in Brazil, the Caribbean, North America and the Cocos Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at dawn, at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Penguin
Antarctica
By joannacyprys
08 Dec 2010

An Adelie Penguin at a field camp in Antarctica.

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Giving the Bird
Beirut, Lebanon
By johnny
27 Oct 2010

A young Lebanese girl "gives the bird" to unsuspecting photographer, Johnny McCallister.

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Poverty And Tourism In Laos (9 of 9)
Luang Prabang, Laos
By hiroko tanaka
05 Aug 2008

Local Lao children sell a wishing bird to set free for $1 USD to tourists at Pak Ou Cave in Luang Prabang, Laos. Although Laos has been a top ranked tourist destination in recent years, the country remains one of the world's poorest nations and relies on foreign aid and donations. Lao people struggle with severe poverty and their life expectancy is extremely low.

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Poverty And Tourism In Laos (5 of 9)
Luang Prabang, Laos
By hiroko tanaka
05 Aug 2008

Local Lao children sell a wishing bird to set free for $1 USD to tourists at Pak Ou Cave in Luang Prabang, Laos. Although Laos has been a top ranked tourist destination in recent years, the country remains one of the world's poorest nations and relies on foreign aid and donations. Lao people struggle with severe poverty and their life expectancy is extremely low.