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When the Golden Gate Bridge first opened on May 27, 1937, it boasted the reputation of being both the longest and tallest suspension bridge in the world. 81 years later, the iconic #landmark is arguably the most photographed #bridge in the world, and continues cradling the San Francisco bay in picture-perfect splendor. Visit the link in our bio for a glimpse at how they built the historic golden gates. _ 📷: Underwood Archives/Getty Images | #OTD #GoldenGateBridge #GoldenGates #SanFrancisco #BayArea #Archive #🌉 #goldiethebridge

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Have you had the chance to drive down California’s Route 1? It's remarkable how many of the golden state’s signature attractions and characteristics can be found along the fabled ribbon of highway. Pictured here, a view of Bixby Bridge and the Pacific Ocean off of Big Sur’s picturesque #coastline. Visit the link in our bio for a love letter in photos to one of the world's most legendary #coastal roads. _ 📷: Paul Giamou/Aurora/Getty Images | #WeekendPlans #MDW #California #GoldenState #Route1 #Wanderlust #Travel #RoadTrip #PacificOcean #Views #BigSur #BixbyBridge

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Memorial Day Weekend is finally here and with it, the unofficial start of #summer! So while you’re out there soaking up the sun, tap the link in our bio to soak in the style inspo of celebrities sporting lenses in nearly every color of the rainbow. 🌈😎 Pictured here, Diana Ross in all her #sixties glory, 1968. _ 📷: Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images | #Fashion #StyleInspo #Archive #FBF #FlashbackFriday #DianaRoss #MemorialDayWeekend #Retro

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No truck? No problem! A little ingenuity and a lot of balance can go a long way. Pictured here, fishermen transport dozens of bamboo fish traps by #bike in northern #Vietnam. Tap the link in our bio to see the ultimate haul of fame. _ 📷: Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images | #Bicycle #Haul

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“All I can be is me — whoever that is.” Happy birthday to the legendary Bob Dylan, pictured here in #NewYorkCity with his #Gibson acoustic in 1961. _ 📷: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images | #BobDylan #tbt

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Emergency landing. _ 📷: Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images | #Wildlife #Nature #AnimalKingdom #Animals #animalsofinstagram

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Fleet Week has sailed into New York City! Timed to coincide with Memorial Day weekend, the seven days offer #sailors the opportunity to revel in the city's many delights — whether it be booze, babes, or a Broadway show. Whatever floats your boat! Pictured here, sailors and marines line up at New York’s #FleetWeek in 2008. Visit the link in our bio to feast your eyes on the festivities of yore. _ 📷: Craig Warga/NY Daily News Archive/Getty Images | #NewYork #NYC #NavyLife #StatueofLiberty #⚓️

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Each spring, the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London is transformed into the world’s most prestigious flower show. A well-known fan of gardens, Queen Elizabeth II admired a display of roses at this year’s show in a perfectly coordinated outfit for the occasion. Visit the link in our bio for more cheery scenes from London’s grand garden party. _ 📷: Richard Pohle/WPA Pool/Getty Images | #Royals #QueenElizabeth #ChelseaFlowerShow #🌸 #🌷 #🌹

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Few sights rival the splendor of Manhattan’s illuminated skyline at dusk. ✨ At 1,454 feet tall from base to antenna, the Empire State Building may not be the tallest, but it’s certainly one of the most celebrated with millions of visitors flocking to its observatories each year. _ Transform your space into your next travel destination with the Lonely Planet Collection on @photos_dot_com. _ 📷: Richard I'Anson/Lonely Planet/Getty Images | #NYC #NewYork #Manhattan #Skyline #Views #empirestatebuilding

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Who’s excited about #WorldTurtleDay? This little hatchling! Did you know that upon hatching, baby turtles can weigh as little half an ounce? That’s just more than a AAA-battery! Tap the link in our bio to learn about the nesting process of the Olive Ridley #turtle. _ 📷: iStock/Getty Images | #🐢 #WildlifeWednesday #Wildlife

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"Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise." Celebrated American #author Philip Roth died on Tuesday at 85. Visit the link in our bio for some of his most memorable quotes about writing, reading, and living in America. _ 📷: Bob Peterson/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images | #PhilipRoth

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Meghan Markle made her first public appearance as the Duchess of Sussex at Prince Charles’ 70th birthday patronage celebration. Visit the link in our bio for more photos from the garden party at Buckingham Palace. _ 📷: @ChrisJacksonGetty/Getty Images | #Royals #MeghanMarkle #RoyalFamily

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