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Tourists pose for photos lying down on the new glass deck of the King Power Mahanakhon building Bangkok, Thailand.

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Tourists walk among ancient pagodas as they visit Indein Village in Innlay lake, southern Shan State, Myanmar.

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Local artists entertain the tourists at the Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar

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Visitors enjoy horse-dance at the Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar,

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Tourists dressed in traditional attire take a selfie at the annual Pushkar Camel Fair 2018, in Pushkar.

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Tourists experience various snow bound activities following season's first snowfall, in Manali.

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Tourists experience various snow bound activities following season's first snowfall, in Manali.

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Tourists walk on a snowclad route after a fresh bout of snowfall, in Kufri.

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Tourists enjoy with snow after fresh snowfall in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

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Folk artists perform during inauguration of Tourism Festival 2018 organised by West Bengal Govt. in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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Visitors enjoy in pink muhly grass field at Sky Park in Seoul, South Korea. Sky Park is a part of World Cup Park which was a Seoul's landfill and now is an ecological park built to commemorate the 2002 Korea Japan FIFA World Cup.

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The Nam Tso Lake presents a stunning backdrop to the journey through Tibet.

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US First lady Melania Trump visits the ancient statue of Sphinx, with the body of a lion and a human head, at the historic Giza Pyramids site near Cairo, Egypt. Trump is visiting Africa on her first big solo international trip.

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A tourist leaps in the air for a photo at the Mount John Observatory over looking Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

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Artists perform on the last day of the 'Paryatan Parv' in New Delhi.

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Rescued tourists being brought at Dhalpur Ground after they were rescued by Indian Air Force (IAF), in Kullu.

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Rajasthani folk dancers take part in the procession on the eve of World Tourism Day, in Pushkar, Rajasthan.

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Rajasthani folk artists perform with tourists at Junagarh Fort on World Tourism Day, in Bikaner.

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An artist dressed in a traditional outfit participates in a tourism walk from Kalinga stadium to Utkal Mandap to commemorate World Tourism Day, in Bhubaneswar.

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Tourists get a floral welcome to commemorate World Tourism Day on their visit, in Agra.

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Stranded tourists being brought to Kullu after they were rescued by the Indian Air Force from snow-bound Lahaul & Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

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Union Minister for Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal, Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran and Morocco's minister of tourism, Mohamed Sajid release a booklet during the inauguration of ‘India Tourism Mart 2018’, in New Delhi.

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No words can ever do justice to the paradise on earth that is Leh. It is definitely a destination for the bucket list

Photo by Sara Wadhwa

However, perhaps the most serene of all is Pangong Tso, a lake about 6 hours from Leh, located at an elevation of about 14000 feet. On a good day, the water of the lake can be so still that it may well reflect the heavens

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The monasteries where the monks reside provide an insight into the culture and heritage of the place, each one as strikingly serene as the last

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The locals are as calm as the monks who integrate seamlessly into society, all of them praying not for themselves but for world peace

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They are hardworking businesspeople who labor day after day to make a living and adorable children who are content with the simplest pleasures

Photo by Sara Wadhwa

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The beautiful sights are made far more appealing by the goodness of the people, who are polite and humble

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From the tips of its mountains to the roots of its trees, The Land of the Mystic Lamas seems to yell ‘anything is possible.’ And the people who repeatedly survive harsh winters relay the same message

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From the beautiful mountains with their distant snow clad peaks, to the small lush patches of green, every single sight leaves the viewer with a sense of hope

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From the moment the landscape is visible from the air, it is plain to see that a glance in any direction will reveal a sight to behold. The first step off the aircraft brings with it the fresh mountain air and a promise that this trip will be like no other

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It’s true, Leh-Ladakh really is a photographer’s paradise, for each frame conveys a different story. But with all that it carries, no picture can ever accurately portray the pristine beauty of Leh

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Union Minister for Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal, Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran and Morocco's minister of tourism, Mohamed Sajid release a booklet during the inauguration of ‘India Tourism Mart 2018’, in New Delhi

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Union Minister for Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal speaks during the inauguration of ‘India Tourism Mart 2018’, in New Delhi

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A tourist clad in traditional Japanese summer kimonos or "yukata" takes a selfie with pinwheels at Asakusa district n Tokyo.

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Rescue operations underway as tourists get stranded at a picnic spot in Sultan Garh Waterfalls after water level increased due to sudden release from a dam, in Shivpuri.

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Tourists take photographs as hot air balloons are prepared before rising in the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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Tourists gather as hot air balloons are prepared before rising in the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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Hot air balloons, carrying tourists, rise into the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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Hot air balloons, carrying tourists, rise into the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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A hot air balloon, carrying tourists, rises into the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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A hot air balloon, carrying tourists, rises into the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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A hot air balloon, carrying tourists, rises into the sky above the "fairy chimneys" of stone that are so soft that Byzantine Greeks carved subterranean cities out of them, in Cappadocia.

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A hot air balloon, carrying tourists, rises into the sky above the "fairy chimneys" of stone that are so soft that Byzantine Greeks carved subterranean cities out of them, in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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Hot air balloons, carrying tourists, rise into the sky above the "fairy chimneys" of stone that are so soft that Byzantine Greeks carved subterranean cities out of them, in Cappadocia.

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Hot air balloons, carrying tourists, rise into the sky above the "fairy chimneys" of stone that are so soft that Byzantine Greeks carved subterranean cities out of them, in Cappadocia, central Turkey.

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Hot air balloons, carrying tourists, rise into the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey. Cappadocia has become a favourite site for tourists in hot-air balloons who can slowly drift above the cone-shaped rock formations and then float up over rippled ravines for breathtaking views over the region.

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Foreign tourists rest on the floor while waiting for their flights at Lombok International Airport, following an earthquake in Praya, Lombok Island, Indonesia.

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Foreign tourists sleep on the floor as they are stranded at Lombok International Airport following an earthquake in Praya, Lombok Island, Indonesia.

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German tourists Stephanie Schultz, left, photographs Kai Rudolph, right, along the Merced River in Yosemite Valley as smoke from the Ferguson Fire hangs in the air in Yosemite National Park, California. The heart of Yosemite National Park, where throngs of tourists are awe-struck by cascading waterfalls and towering granite features like El Capitan and Half Dome, will be closed as firefighters try to corral a huge wildfire just to the west that has cast a smoky pall and threatened the park's forest, officials said.

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Tourists ride a camel-cart on a cloudy day, in Pushkar, Rajasthan.

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Union Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam delivers a talk on 'Partnership with Google to promote Tourism', in New Delhi.

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A woman looks at the miniature of a rickshaw displayed at a stall on the first day of Travel and Tourism Fair, at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata.

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Tourists walk near the Saint Basil's Cathedral at dusk during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia.

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A group of tourists at Gaganachukki waterfalls near Mysore.

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Tourists enjoy the beach on Maya Bay, Phi Phi Leh island in Krabi province, Thailand. The popular tourist destination of Maya Bay in the Andaman Sea will close to tourists for four months from Friday to give its coral reefs and sea life a chance to recover from an onslaught that began nearly two decades ago.

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Tourists jump in the waves on Maya Bay, Phi Phi Leh island in Krabi province, Thailand. The popular tourist destination of Maya Bay in the Andaman Sea will close to tourists for four months from Friday to give its coral reefs and sea life a chance to recover from an onslaught that began nearly two decades ago.

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Tourists visit the Taj Mahal, as shoe-covers are seen lying on floor, during a hot day, in Agra.

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A tour boat passes the Statue of Liberty as a heavy fog settles over New York Harbor.

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Visitors watch as steam and gas rise from Kilauea's summit crater in Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii.

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Tourists enjoy Shikara ride at Dal Lake in Srinagar. Tourism department and stakeholders have expressed apprehensions that the death of a tourist from Tamil Nadu in recent clashes, could negatively impact the arrival of visitors to Kashmir.

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Tourists ride a shikara at Dal Lake in Srinagar. Tourism department and stakeholders have expressed apprehensions that the death of a tourist from Tamil Nadu in recent clashes, could negatively impact the arrival of visitors to Kashmir.

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People walk along the coastal path atop the Seven Sisters Cliffs in Sussex, southern England, as people bask in the warm weather on the public holiday. The weather forecast predicts the holiday to be the hottest since records began.

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People cool off themselves at Kempty Falls in Mussoorie.

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A tourist poses for a photo as three monkeys climb on her during a hot, summer day at Galta temple in Jaipur.

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Tourists walk inside the Kremlin with the the Cathedral Square of the Kremlin in the background in Moscow, Russia.

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Passengers are rescued from the stopped Flying Dinosaur rollercoaster at Universal Studios Japan amusement park in Osaka, western Japan. Sixty-four passengers were left hanging in the air for up to two hours after the rollercoaster made an emergency stop. The amusement park said the rollercoaster's two carriages stalled midway through the 1,100-meter (yard) ride, with riders suspended in a flying position about 30 meters (100 feet) above the ground.

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Holiday makers dig on the beach to hunt for clams in Yokohama, near Tokyo.

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Holiday makers, seen over tents, come to the beach to hunt for clams in Yokohama, near Tokyo.

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A foreign tourist plays football, as the government implements the temporary closure of the country's most famous beach resort island of Boracay, in central Aklan province, Philippines. Many workers on the island were left jobless as Boracay, famed for it's powdery white-sand beaches, closes for up to six months to recover from overcrowding and development.

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Two Standup-Paddlers enjoy the warm and sunny weather on Lake Walensee, in Weesen, Switzerland.

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Visitors walks behind dwarf figures in Germany's Garden Gnom Park (Zwergen-Park) in Trusetal, Germany. Every year up to 100,000 tourists visit the Garden Gnome Theme Park with more than 2,500 garden gnomes.

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Tourists on the bank of Dal Lake in Srinagar. Separatists have called for a two-day strike in Kashmir over the killings of 11 militants and two civilians in three separate encounters in the valley.

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Tourists enjoy yak ride on a snow coverd hill after fresh snowfall at Changu Lake some 40 kilometres from Gangtok, in Sikkim.

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An excursion ship on the river Main passes the buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Artists from Kerala perform 'Kalaripayattu' martial arts during Kerala Tourism partnership meet in Kolkata.

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Tourists and passengers disembark from a ferry on to the wharf on Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Undetonated explosives were found on another ferry that runs between the Caribbean resorts of Playa del Carmen and the island of Cozumel, authorities said, less than two weeks after a blast shook another ferry plying the same route.

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Passengers stand on a deck of a tourist boat with restaurant aboard especially designed for winter river cruises as it breaks through the frozen Moskva River in Moscow, Russia. Temperatures dipped to -14 C in Moscow and -24 C at night.

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Indonesian artists perform during an event to promote Indonesia tourism in Kolkata.

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As brand ambassador of Assam tourism, Priyanka Chopra was attired thus—in a pretty frock, and traditional headgear—for a calendar. At the state legislature, some MLAs broke loose, decrying her choice of frock over mekhla-chador. Cheap publicity, said most wise men in the house, and swatted it away.

Tourists take sledge rides on the snow covered slopes of a ski resort after recent snowfall in Baramulla District of North Kashmir.

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Competitors take part in a men's high heels race in Madrid, Spain. The event is to promote the carnival in Puerto de la Cruz on the Canary island of Tenerife as part of the FITUR international travel fair currently being held in the Spanish capital.

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A toy train at a station in Darjeeling.

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Visitors take photographs at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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A woman stands with a banner on her back that reads in Spanish: "Tourists: this city hosts genocides" during a protest against former police officer Miguel Etchecolatz being transferred to Mar del Plata, Argentina.

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Visitors try to keep warm at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, as cold weather continues through much of the province.

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Alexander Constable, 12, sledges on the Malvern Hills, Malvern, east England. Met Office forecasters say Britain may face the coldest night of the year and say snow predicted for parts of northern England may spread to a wider area. The cold snap has snarled road traffic and led to some flight cancellations.

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People enjoy the snow at Broadway Tower on the Cotswold hills, Gloucestershire, England. Snowfall overnight has caused travel disruptions across parts of the UK.

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A group of tourists enjoying Shikara ride at Dal Lake in Srinagar. Lesser number of tourists visited the valley this year, with tourism officials blaming negative publicity by a section of national media for decrease in the number of tourists to Kashmir in 2017. The department has now roped in a leading travel company which has designed a special package offering free return tickets to tourists visiting Kashmir.

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Tourists enjoy skiing at Solangnala after fresh snowfall in Manali.

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Tourists enjoying with snow after a fresh snowfall in Manali.

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A tourist takes a picture of his girlfriend as snow covers the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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A skier makes his way on a snow field near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

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Vehicles traveling on the Lincoln Tunnel helix are backdropped by the New York City skyline at rush hour, in Weehawken, New Jersey. Commuters are getting an early start on their holiday travel ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

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A visitor walk under the colorful autumn leaves in the Hibiya park in Tokyo. The public park is located in the heart of the capital.

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Poonch People walk on the snow-covered Mughal Road after snowfall in Poonch district.

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A man with his horse walks on the snow covered field at the tourist resort Sonamarg after the season's first snowfall. Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains have ended extended dry spell in Kashmir Valley, bringing respite to the people.

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Tourists enjoying a walk on snow coverd tourist resort Sonamarg after season's first snowfall. Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains have ended extended dry spell in Kashmir Valley, bringing respite to the people.

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Sledge drivers waiting for customers at tourist resort Sonamarg after season's first snowfall.

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