National Geographic Travel’s Best Travel Photos of 2013

Below are some of the top 50 best travel photos of 2013 chosen by National Geographic Travel.

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To see more travel photos, please visit National Geographic Travel 365: Best of 2013.

25th National Geographic Travel Photo Contest Winners

 

 

First Place: Dig me river – I was in Manaus/Amazon during the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and running) championship in . This river is called Rio Negro (Black River) due to water color. Rio Negro is the largest left tributary of the Amazon, the largest blackwater river in the world. While the name Rio Negro means Black River, its waters aren’t exactly black; they are similar in color to strong tea. The dark color comes from humic acid from incomplete breakdown of phenol. I photographed it from the water and my lens got completely wet, but there was so energy in this boys that I just didn’t worry about that.Photo and caption by Wagner Araujo/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 25th National Geographic Travel Photo Contest’s winners had been announced!

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National Geographic Traveler magazine received more than 15,500 entries from skilled photographers from around the world for its 25th annual photo contest.

Taken in locations from Brazil to Kenya, the winning pictures show everything from quiet landscapes to surprising moments.

 

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2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE (Photo and caption by Dhafer Al Shehri/ National Geographic Travel Photo Contest)

Wonder who will win the 25th National Geographic Travel Photo Contest?

Here are some examples of the entrants …..

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