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A pathway covered in red autumn leaves in a German forest
June 11, 2011

Autumn Woods, Germany

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images This photo was taken during autumn in Hameln, Germany, which is the birthplace of the infamous Rattenfänger—or Pied Piper, as we Americans know it. This shot is actually on top of the last few hills that soon sink into the state of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony). This area is essentially lowland plains—hence the name Lower Saxony! (This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.) Have photos of your own travels you would like to submit? Enter today! See our editors' picks » Vote for your favorites » Browse all entries » Submit your photos »
Photograph by Jonathan Manshack

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