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Fall Is in the Air, Part II

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Autumn is a season of frosty mornings, festivals like Halloween and Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, and of course, spectacular foliage. Around the north, people have begun to see their breath form misty clouds in the chilly morning air, snows have fallen early, and preparation for winter is well under way. Collected here is a second group of images of this year's autumn from around the northern hemisphere -- the earlier entry can be seen here. [37 photos]

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The last of the summer roses are dusted with a coating of frost as the first freezing temperatures descend on Britain, on November 7, 2011 in Knutsford, England. The roses are the last blooms to survive the Summer at Curbishleys specialist rose nursery in Cheshire. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The last of the summer roses are dusted with a coating of frost as the first freezing temperatures descend on Britain, on November 7, 2011 in Knutsford, England. The roses are the last blooms to survive the Summer at Curbishleys specialist rose nursery in Cheshire. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A Red Deer stag stands in the early morning mist in Richmond Park, on October 15, 2011, in London, England. Autumn sees the start of the rutting season where the large Red Deer stags can be heard roaring and barking in an attempt to attract females. The larger males can also be seen clashing antlers with rival males. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) #
A man takes a photograph of trees in Batsford Arboretum in the Cotswolds on October 28, 2011, near Moreton-In-Marsh, England. The arboretum is one of the UK's most visited and experiences one of its busiest times during the Autumn months as visitors flock to see the variety of colours displayed in the arboretum's tree collection. (Dan Istitene/Getty Images) #
Migrating Common Cranes fly to their night roost at sunset near the village of Linum, 50 km north of Berlin, Germany, on October 17, 2011. The marshes and lakes in the state of Brandenburg attract tens of thousands of cranes during their autumn migration from their breeding grounds in Russia and Scandinavia to their wintering areas in southwestern Europe. Up to 60,000 birds gather during the peak of migration turning the area into the biggest migration stopover in northern Europe. (Reuters/Thomas Krumenacker) #
A woman looks at her mobile phone during a Halloween party at Mao Livehouse club in Shanghai, China, on October 31, 2011. While China has a rich tradition of ghosts and ghouls of its own, Halloween is a non-event for most Chinese, who hold their own commemoration for the dead during the Qingming festival or Tomb-Sweeping Day, usually marked in April. (Reuters/Carlos Barria) #
One-year-old bumblebee Ivy Thompson stays on her feet with the help of her father after slipping on a piece of melting snow. She joins other children in trick-or-treating in the snow in downtown Staunton, Virginia, on October 29, 2011. An unseasonable winter storm brought snow to eastern United States a few days before Halloween. (AP Photo/The Staunton News Leader, Mike Tripp) #
An outline of frost clings to the edge of fallen leaves in the early morning of October 28, 2011, in Moreland Hills, Ohio. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) #
The Forbidden City amid heavy haze and fog in central Beijing, on October 30, 2011. Heavy fog enveloped several northern and eastern Chinese regions on Sunday, with expressways closed and over 110 flights delayed or canceled in Beijing, Xinhua News Agency reported. (Reuters/Jason Lee) #
With Halloween just days away, a pumpkin rests in an old wagon at Councell Farms in Cordova, Maryland, on October 25, 2011. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) #
The sun sets behind the Wublitzsee lake near Toeplitz, Germany, on October 26, 2011. (Patrick Pleul/AFP/Getty Images) #
Mascha (center) and her babies Misho (right) and Wanja inspect pumpkins on October 28, 2011, at the Hagenbecks Tierpark zoo in Hamburg, Germany. (Daniel Bockwoldt/AFP/Getty Images) #
A woman dressed as traditional Mexican "Catrina" walks through downtown for the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, on October 30, 2011. Mexicans celebrate the Day of the Dead to honor deceased loved ones, a tradition that coincides with All Saints Day and All Souls Day on November 1 and 2. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) #
People sit around a grave at a cemetery on the outskirts of Mexico City, on November 1, 2011. Mexicans celebrate the Day of the Dead and pay homage to their dead relatives by preparing meals and decorating their graves. (Reuters/Bernardo Montoya) #
The vineyards of Chianti Classico are pictured in their autumn colors, on November 2, 2011, in Passignano, Tuscany. (Fabio Muzzi/AFP/Getty Images) #
A view of a pumpkin patch covered in snow in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the U.S. East Coast earlier, cutting power to more than two million households, forcing cancellation of scores of airline flights and causing at least three deaths. (Reuters/Adam Hunger) #
A man looks at fallen tree hanging on electrical wires, two days after an early snowfall in Weston, Massachusetts, on October 31, 2011. (Reuters/Adam Hunger) #
Two swans search for food in the river Spree, on October 31, 2011, in Berlin, Germany. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images) #
Migrating Common Cranes fly to their night roost at sunset near the village of Linum, Germany, on October 17, 2011. Up to 60,000 birds gather during the peak of migration turning the area into the biggest migration stopover in northern Europe. (Reuters/Thomas Krumenacker) #
Silas, a German shorthaired pointer owned by Heidi Wormser of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, sits on the couch near the front window of his home, decorated for Halloween, on Saturday, October 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) #
Joseph Broy, 11, left, and his baby brother Owen pose for their own American Gothic portrait at the Agricenter's Corn Maze in Memphis, Tennessee, on October 30, 2011. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber) #
Jonna Baquillas (right) holds her pet, a rescued cat named Rue, dressed as Little Red Riding Hood during the Philippine Animal Welfare Society's (PAWS) annual Halloween fundraising event entitled "Scaredy Cats and Dogs: Year 8" at the Eastwood Central Plaza in Manila, Philippines, on October 23, 2011. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images) #
A yellow leaf of young maple sprout shivering with cold autumn's wind inside a pinewood outside Peremilovo village, near the small Russian town of Dmitrov, 75 kilometers (47 miles) north of Moscow, on October 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) #
Two Red Deer stand in the early morning mist in Richmond Park on October 15, 2011, in London, England. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) #
The red hues of an autumn sunset light up the clouds above the new and old Manette Bridge in Bremerton, Washington, on October 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall) #
Leaves display their autumn colors in Westonbirt Arboretum in the Cotswolds near Tetbury, on October 26, 2011, in Westonbirt, England. The National Arboretum experiences one of its busiest times during the Autumn months as visitors flock to see the variety of colours displayed in the arboretum's tree collection. (Dan Istitene/Getty Images) #
A farmer in his tractor makes his way past a field which is covered in fog near the small Bavarian village of Germering, Germany, during a foggy morning on October 21, 2011. (Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images) #
A woman walks on a leaf-covered path on a mild autumn afternoon in a forest outside Vienna, on November 1, 2011. (Reuters/Leonhard Foeger) #
Horses stand in the shadows of a gigantic wooden table and two chairs during fair autumnal weather in a meadow near Doellstaedt, Germany, on November 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer) #
Shrine Parishioners bump their portable shrines during Nada No Kenka Matsuri, or Nada Fight Festival at Matsubara Hachiman Shrine, on October 16, 2011, in Himeji, Hyogo, Japan. The fight, the highlight of the shrine's Autumn Harvest Festival, attracted some 100,000 people. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images) #
A fly fisherman tries his luck in the Naches River against a backdrop of autumn color near Cliffdell, Washington, on October 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Yakima Herald-Republic, Gordon King) #
A young woman jumps over autumn leaves on a sunny day, at Bratislava's Kamzik hill, on November 5, 2011. (Samuel Kubani/AFP/Getty Images) #
A red fox watches the leaves fall above while lounging under some trees at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden in Owensboro, Kentucky, on October 12, 2011. (AP Photo/The Messenger-Inquirer, Gary Emord-Netzley) #
A child dresses up in a costume in Hong Kong on Halloween, October 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) #
A dog dressed as a dinosaur during the 21st Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in New York, on October 22, 2011. The parade of masquerading dogs is the largest Halloween Dog Parade in the U.S. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images) #
An early morning view of the upper slopes of Leckhampton Hill in the Cotswolds on October 25, 2011, in Cheltenham, England. The hill, which lies to the south of Cheltenham within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, forms part of the Cotswold escarpment site and his home to an abundance of wildlife. (Dan Istitene/Getty Images) #
A woman walks through a park during a sunny autumn day in central Sofia, Bulgaria, on November 4, 2011. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov) #
A lone autumn leaf begins its journey downward, floating through a sea of twilight blue sky to a colorful gathering on the ground below in Walla Walla, Washington, on October 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Jeff Horner) #

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