Travel pics of the week

21:05, Sep 12 2013
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A devotee immerses an idol of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in the Sabarmati river during the 10-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
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"T-back" buttock-shaped mooncake sold by Hong Kong lifestyle label Goods of Desire ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival in Singapore. The odd-looking mooncakes are a tongue-in-cheek reference to the 15th of the eighth lunar month, which is Cantonese colloquial euphemism for buttocks.
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A train is reflected in the River Tweed as it crosses the Royal Border Bridge at dusk, in Berwick-Upon-Tweed in Northumberland. The Royal Border Bridge opened in the mid 19th century, completing a rail link from London to Edinburgh.
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An Egyptian family is seen at the coast of the Red Sea of El-Gouna in Hurghada, about 464 km from the capital Cairo.
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Japanese tourists holding Turkish flags pose in front of the 2020 Olympics banner as people gather in old city of Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square, as the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games is announced in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Tourists relax on the beach outside the resort hosting the Miss World Competition in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.
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Emirates Team New Zealand races ahead of Oracle Team USA in front of Alcatraz Island, partially obscured by fog, during race 3 of the America's Cup finals in San Francisco, California.
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Oracle Team USA and Emirates Team New Zealand tack upwind in front of Alcatraz Island during race 5 of the America's Cup Finals in San Francisco, California.
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Tourists walk out of the Banners Pavilion of the Shenyang Imperial Palace in the Shenyang of Liaoning Province, China. The Shenyang Imperial Palace was made in the early period of the Qing Dynasty (1616-1912).
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A little tourist poses for photo at royal garden of Shenyang Imperial Palace.
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Two Chinese tourists rest outside Shenyang Imperial Palace. The founder of the Qing Dynasty Nuerhachi and his son Huangtaiji lived in it. The Palace is one of two royal palaces that are well kept in China. The other is the Forbidden City in Beijing. This palace covers an area of 60,000 square meters, comprising over 20 courtyards, 300 houses and 70 buildings.
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Children watch a monkey perform in the Muara Baru slum area which sits in a flood plain near Jakarta's biggest dam in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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A model sits in a acrylic glass car body that shows the car technik at the IAA international automobile show in Frankfurt, Germany. The 2013 IAA will be open to the public from September 12-22.
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People shop for lanterns ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival in Singapore. The Chinese harvest festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar, during a full moon, which falls on September 19 this year.

Here's a round up of some of the top travel photos from around the world this week. Which one is your favourite? Leave a comment below.

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