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Bahamas Beauties Photos, August 5-6, 2009

Bahamas Beauties Photos, August 5, 2009

Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant pose for a picture at Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Mareike Baumgarten Oroa, Miss Paraguay 2009, and Stefania Fernandez, Miss Venezuela 2009, visit Fort Charlotte in Nassau, Bahamas to pre-tape a segment for the Miss Universe 2009 competition, August 5, 2009.




Wang Jingyao, Miss China 2009, visits Fort Charlotte in Nassau, Bahamas to pre-tape a segment for the Miss Universe 2009 competition on August 5




Diana Donnelly, Miss Ireland 2009; Jewel Selver, Miss Turks & Caicos 2009; Eli Landa, Miss Norway 2009; Renate Cerljen, Miss Sweden 2009; and Bianca Elena Constantin, Miss Romania 2009, pose in front of the waterfalls at th Atlantis resort on Paradise Island, August 4, 2009.




Eli Landa, Miss Norway 2009; Jewel Selver, Miss Turks & Caicos 2009; and Bianca Elena Constantin, Miss Romania 2009, pose in front of the waterfalls at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island, August 4, 2009. The Miss Universe 2009





Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant pose for a picture at Ardastra Gardens in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009.





Miss Serbia Dragana Atlija, laughs as a pink flamingo approaches her from behind at Ardastra Gardens in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009.




From left, Miss Argentina Johanna Lasic, Miss Albania Hasma Xhukici, Miss Bolivia Dominique Peltier, Miss El Salvador Mayella Mena and Miss Guatemala Lourdes Figueroa gesture as they watch pink flamingos at the Ardastra Gardens in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. The women will becompetign for the title of MussContestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.




Miss Universe 2009 contestants, from left, Miss Australia Rachael Finch, Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez and Miss Ecuador Sandra Vinces dance during their visit to Ardastra Gardens in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009.



Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, from left to right, Miss Guatemala Lourdes Figueroa, Miss Bolivia Dominique Peltier and Miss El Salvador Mayella Mena arrive to Ardastra Gardens in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009.




Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, from left to right, Miss Thailand Chutima Durongdej, Miss Paraguay Mareike Baumgarten and Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez are accompanied by a tour guide during their visit to Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, from left to right, Miss Russia Sofia Rudyeva, Miss Singapore Rachel Kum, Miss Netherlands Avalon-Chanel Weyzig and Miss Thailand Chutima Durongdej visit Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.




Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, from left to right, Miss Germany Martina Lee, Miss Netherlands Avalon-Chanel Weyzig, Miss Thailand Chutima Durongdej, Miss Paraguay Mareike Baumgarten, Miss Slovenia Mirela Korac and Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez listen to a tour guide at Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Miss Egypt Elham Wagdi, a contestant of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, watches pink flamingos during a visit to Ardastra Gardens in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, from left to right, Miss Argentina Johanna Lasic, Miss El Salvador Mayella Mena, Miss Bolivia Dominique Peltier, Miss Czech Republic Iveta Lutovska, Miss Ethiopia Melat Yante, Miss China Jingyao Wang and Miss France Chloe Mortaud pose for a picture as they arrive to Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Miss China Jingyao Wang, contestant of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, holds hands with a Bahamian youth at the Ardastra Gardens in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Miss Mexico Karla Carrillo, a contestant of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, waves as she arrives to Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.




Miss South Africa Tatum Keshwar, contestant of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, arrives to Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Miss Russia Sofia Rudyeva, contestant of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, tours Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.



Miss Great Britain Clair Cooper, contestant of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant, dances with a tour guide at Fort Charlotte, the largest colonial fortress in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.





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Bahamas Beauties Photos, August 6, 2009



Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant pose for a photo while visiting the Bahamas National Art Gallery in Nassau, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.


Miss Guatemala Lourdes Figueroa, left, and Miss Mexico Karla Carrillo pose for a picture while touring the Bahamas National Art Gallery in Nassau, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009. Contestants from 85 countries will compete for the coveted crown of Miss Universe 2009 on August 23.



Essi Poysti, Miss Finland 2009, gets a kiss from Cassie the Sea Lion on Paradise Island, Bahamas on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009. Poysti is one of 85 women who will compete for the title of Miss Universe 2009 during the 55th annual Miss Universe competition on Aug. 23, 2009.



Cassie the Sea Lion greets Chole Mortaud, Miss France 2009, with a hand shake on Paradise Island, Bahamas on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009. She will compete for the title of Miss Universe 2009 during the 55th annual Miss Universe competition on Aug. 23, 2009.



Joy Lasic, Miss Argentina 2009, right, and Zeynep Sever, Miss Belgium 2009, playing with a dolphin while in Paradise Island, Bahamas on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.




Melat Yante, Miss Ethiopia 2009, gets a kiss from Cassie the Sea Lion while in Dolphin Cay at ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas, August 6, 2009.





Clair Cooper, Miss Great Britain 2009, gets a hug from Cassie the Sea Lion while in Dolphin Cay at ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas, August 6, 2009.





Joy Lasic, Miss Argentina 2009, pets a dolphin while in Dolphin Cay at ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas, August 6, 2009.



(L to R) Joy Lasic, Miss Argentina 2009, Kiara Sherman, Miss Bahamas 2009, Nelsa Alves, Miss Angola 2009, and Larissa Costa, Miss Brazil 2009, play with a dolphin while in Dolphin Cay at ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas, August 6, 2009.



(L to R) Melat Yante, Miss Ethiopia 2009; Jennifer Victoria Koranteng, Miss Ghana 2009; Essi Poysti, Miss Finland 2009; Martina Lee, Miss Germany 2009; Clair Cooper, Miss Great Britain 2009; Elham Wagdi, Miss Egypt 2009; Diana Arno, Miss Estonia 2009; Chole Mortaud, Miss France 2009; Mayella Mena, Miss El Salvador 2009, and Lika Orjonikidze, Miss Georgia 2009, pose for a photo with Cassie the Sea Lion while in Dolphin Cay at ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas, August 6, 2009.



Chloe Mortaud, Miss France 2009, gets a kiss from a dolphin while in Dolphin Cay at ATLANTIS, Paradise Island August 6, 2009.



Kiara Sherman, Miss Bahamas 2009, kisses a dolphin while in Dolphin Cay at ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas, August 6, 2009.