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PHOTOS: 10 moments you wished you were there

Last updated on: January 13, 2012 12:36 IST

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A kite surfer takes advantage of high winds and waves off Blackpool seafront on January 12, 2012 in Blackpool, England. Meteorologists are predicting calmer weather after high winds hit many parts of the North West.

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Photographs: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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A speed skater in action at the Skating Oval during previews to the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images

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A giant light installation of the flag of Switzerland and a portrait of Adolf Guyer-Zeller, founder of the Jungfrau Railways, by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain, next to the Eiger (L) and Moench (C) mountains and above the Kleine Scheidegg (bottom), in the Bernese Oberland. The installation commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau railway, which first began operations in the year 1912. The light left of the installation is Europe's highest railway station, the Jungfraujoch station, at an altitude of 3,454 metres (11,332 feet)

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Photographs: Michael Buholzer/Reuters

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Khan, a 2-year-old male rare Bengali white tiger, keeps watch inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk

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Photographs: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters

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Athletes compete during the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Ski Cross in Alpe d'Huez, France.

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Photographs: Michel Cottin/Agence Zoom/Getty Images

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Argentina's Alejandro Patronelli rides his Yamaha quad bike during the 10th stage of the fourth South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2012 from Iquique to Arica

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Photographs: Jaky Naegelen/Reuters

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The train leading to Davos, Switzerland travels on snowy tracks. The World Economic Forum, which gathers world top leaders will take place from January 25, 2012 to the 29th.

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Photographs: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

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A snow covered hut is silhouetted against the sun near Tarrenz, Austria. Some roads have been closed due to the danger of avalanches, following heavy snowfall over the last few days

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Photographs: Johannes Simon/Getty Images

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A new model of Ferrari FF car is seen as it races on the snow during the "Wrooom, F1 and MotoGP Press Ski Meeting", Ducati and Ferrari's annual media gathering, in Madonna di Campiglio

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Photographs: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

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A visitor feeds a food pellet to a giraffe in the Giraffe Centre near Nairobi

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Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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