End of the World This photo, taken at the ‘end of the world’ swing in Banos, Ecuador, captures a man on the swing overlooking an erupting Mt Tungurahua. Photograph and caption: Sean Hacker Teper / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
MERIT PRIZE: This photo was taken at the summit of Tin-Merzouga, the largest dune in the Tadrat region of the Sahara Desert in Algeria. The man resting is Moussa Macher, a Tuareg guide, who led the photographer and a group up the dune. The Tadrat region
This is probably one of the most basic and common things on a bucket list. I really want to go skydiving. To have my adrenaline pumping as I jump out of the plane, to the serenity of falling in peace. Sky diving is a must before I die.
Jumping Kjeragbolten by Caterina Bernardi: Kjeragbolten is a 5 m³ boulder wedged into a crevasse at the beginning of Lysfjorden, Norway and is balanced above the fjord below. A popular destination for base jumping.
Max Seigal hiked out to these ruins at Canyonlands National Park at night hoping to photograph them with the Milky Way, but instead a thunderstorm rolled through creating this dramatic image 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest