Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017

Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017

Singing in the Rain (or just after)
Photo by Mat Rick
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Flamingos
Photo by Aya O.
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The Fog and Mist in Hong Kong
Photo by Edward Tin
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Monastery Of Light
Photo by Kok Tien Sang
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Yosemite Valley
Photo by Cheyne Walls
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Marble Caves
Photo by clane gessel
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The power of nature
Photo by Sergio Tapiro Velasco
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Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017
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Expeditions

Discover the National Geographic Difference
The National Geographic Society was founded upon a passion for discovery and a desire to understand our world on a deeper level. We’ve spent more than a century sending scientists, journalists, and explorers all over the globe to investigate and share the spectacular diversity of our planet. Our expeditions carry on that same spirit—they bring you up close to incredible places with the people who know them best.

Expeditions
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The Energy of Tomorrow Looks Strikingly Artistic from Above

The Energy of Tomorrow Looks Strikingly Artistic from Above

Two photographers share their unique perspectives on the growing wind and solar power industries.
A native of Bulgaria, Jassen Todorov is a violinist and music professor at San Francisco State University. He’s also a pilot and a member of National Geographic’s Your Shot community, regularly sharing photographs taken from his four-seater plane.

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The Energy of Tomorrow Looks Strikingly Artistic from Above
Jassen Todorov Photography

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Beautiful Travel Photos

Beautiful Travel Photos
Nat Geo Travel editors picked their favorite travel photos published in 2016. See majestic images from around the world that struck our experts.

India
Photograph by Jody MacDonald
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Alaska
Photograph by Aaron Huey
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California
Photograph by Jonathan Irish
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South Korea
Photograph by Topic Images, Getty Images
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India
Photograph by Tuul and Bruno Morandi, Getty Images
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New Hampshire
Photograph by Ronan Donovan
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Faroe Islands
Photograph by Adam Burton, JAI/Corbis
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More Travel Inspiration at National Geographic

Your Epic Adventure Hiking Photos

Your Epic Adventure Hiking Photos

Milky Way Rising
Panorama of Milky Way bow over the huge Cimon della Pala in Trentino, Italy.
Photograph by Nicholas Roemmelt
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Journey
Photograph by Sapna Reddy
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Dune climbing
Photograph by Giampiero Torello
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Pains de sucre
Exploring around during a hike on a glacier in South Greenland.
Photograph by Alexandre Eggermont
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Misty Morning
Photograph by Vinay Balla
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Your Epic Adventure Hiking Photos
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What We Can Learn from Trees

What We Can Learn from Trees
They inspire us, comfort us, and remind us how life moves on.

trees02aBristlecone Pines | Inyo National Forest, California
Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
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trees02bThe Child-Giving Ginkgo | Tokyo, Japan
Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
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trees02cBoaB Tree | Derby, Australia
Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
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trees02dNeem Tree | Varanasi, India
Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
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trees02eJuniper Tree | Hallelujah Junction, California
Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
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Trees tell stories, capture our imaginations, and remind us that life always moves on.
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Natural Wonders in Asia

Natural Wonders in Asia

natureasia02aGokyo Lakes Trek, Nepal
A hike to Gokyo Ri will take you over 17,000 feet above the Himalaya. Above lakes and clouds you’ll get a whole new perspective on its neighbor, Mount Everest.
Photograph by Kiwisoul, Getty Images
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natureasia02bZhangye Danxia Landform, China
The colorful striations of the Zhangye Danxia landform in Zhangye, China.
Photograph by Melinda Chan, Getty Images
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natureasia02cJigoku Valley, Japan
Colorful foliage surrounds Oyunuma Lake in Jigoku-Dani, Noboribetsu, Japan. The thermal hot springs are a popular stop for visitors in Shikotsu-Toya National Park.
Photograph by Sean Paveone, Getty Images
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natureasia02dHang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam
There is plenty to discover in Hang Son Doong cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. The cave is one of the largest in the world and requires a licensed guide to explore.
Photograph by Cartsen Peter, National Geographic Creative
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from: 7 Stunning Natural Wonders in Asia

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