September 21, 2013

Hiker, Bavarian Alps

Photograph by Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

A hiker navigates an exposed path near the village of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in southern Germany's Bavarian Alps. The region's striking and well-preserved natural beauty makes a trek through its mountain trails a popular activity for visitors.

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