If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this stunning collection of travel photos could fill an entire library. The following is a series of finalists from the annual photography competition hosted by Intrepid Travel. With a new theme each month, travelers from around the globe were invited to submit their best shots, both professional and amateur, resulting in an album of spectacular international imagery.
Have a glance through these breathtaking shots from all over the world, and let your wanderlust be piqued.
Image Above: The winning photograph by Sujan Sarkar–Cooch Behar, India
Bull Racing by Chee Keong Lim–Padang, Indonesia
Cold Little Monkey by Michael Haikal–Jigokudani, Japan
Photo by Scott Laird–Mingun Temple, Cambodia
Temple through Hot Air Balloon by Xiuzhi Pham–Bagan, Myanmar
The Taj Mahal by Matt Sims–Agra, India
Photo by Genevieve Schneider–Bachalpsee Lake, Switzerland
Photo by Larissa Grieves–Venice, Italy
Brazilian Woman by Ana Caroline de Lima–Lima, Peru
Cow Herd at Sunrise by Pradeep Raja–Bagan, Myanmar
Barred Door by Richard Misquitta–Angkor, Cambodia
Prayers in the Mosque by Alister Munro–Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Land Diving by Sam Creek–Pentecost Island, Vanuatu
Child Monks in the Morning by Scott Laird–Bagan, Myanmar