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A short visual tour

Photographer: Bodhi - Lonely Planet India

A photograph speaks a thousand words and a good one can make you get off that couch and head out to the beautiful wide world. Here are a few of our favourite images from around the globe:

A monk poses with a 150-year-old mask at a small monastery in Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan
Photographer: David Greedy
Diamonds may be a woman’s best friend, but gold isn’t far behind, really! A woman looks at the jewellery on display at the Gold Souq, Dubai
Photographer: Phil Weymouth
The beautiful Jardin des Plantes, Paris in full bloom with the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution in the background
Photographer: Krzysztof Dydynski
A traditional junk boat leaves the Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong
Photographer: Manfred Gottschalk
An old woman walks past a colourful building in Little India, Singapore
Photographer: Felix Hug