The Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, is a memorial to Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I. Every evening at 8pm, the road is closed and a bugler plays the Last Post. The ceremony has been conducted every night since 1928 (except during the German occupation of WWII).

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Poster of Dear Leader Kim Jung, after crossing the Demilitarized Zone from South Korea to Mt Geumgang and Kumgungsan in North Korea.

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Playful monkeys at Gunung Pengsong, a hilltop temple about 9 kilometres south of Mataram on the Indonesian island of Lombok.

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Cruising on Captain Cook Cruises’ Murray Princess; sunrise at Saltbush Flat on the Murray, Australia’s longest single river.

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Jianshui, Yunnan, China from Postcards of the Week,

The Tree of Life mosaic, Jordan. The mosaic depicts a tree bearing fruit with gazelles grazing on the fruit while on the other side a gazelle is attacked by a lion. The gazelle dies and nourishes the tree, continuing the circle of life. More postcards at

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