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A man practicing tai chi at sunrise along the Bund in Shanghai
June 27, 2012

Tai Chi, Shanghai

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images I was jet-lagged after a 16-hour flight from Chicago. Since I was awake anyway, I figured I'd walk along the Bund for some photo shooting. There is a lot of activity in the morning: people riding bikes, running, flying kites, etc. I got lucky—this man was doing tai chi as the sun rose among the skyscrapers. It made for a great photo opportunity. (This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 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 Edward Graham

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