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Travel in Focus Winter 2014/15

| 25 Nov 2014

We’ve complied the winners and runners-up of the Winter 2014/15 photography competition. The Travel in Focus photography competition has four categories in which entrants can win – people, places, wildlife and quirky. Be sure to comment on your favourite below.

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The prize for the winners in each category for the Winter 2014/15 issue is a £50 John Lewis voucher, and the runner-up entries have all won a copy of the National Geographic’s Sublime Nature by Cristina Mittermeier,worth £27.50.

Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up, and many thanks to all who entered. You can view the winning entries below.

Enter the next issue’s competition

To enter for our next competition, please follow the instructions here, or send an email of your entry to compass@coxandkings.co.uk. Be sure to include a 40-word caption about the image(s), and that the photograph was taken in a Cox & Kings destination. Please make sure you also agree to the terms and conditions of the competition before entering.

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People

Winner – Eyes that dare to dream by Keith Rose (left)

Camel Fair, Pushkar, Rajasthan, India – Visiting the Fair we came across a group of four camel herders to whom we spoke. We were soon sharing details of our lifestyle.   This herders look suggested he was trying to imagine what it was like.

Runner up – Ollantaytambo sisters by Nigel Purse (right)

Ollantaytambo, The Sacred Valley, Peru – Whilst on a Cox & Kings tour with my wife and two daughters to Peru, the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador we went on a walking tour of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley and encountered these two sisters.

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Places

Winner – Beach cricket by Mike Batty

Cidade de Goa, Dona Paula, Goa, India – Our first evening in Goa and you never know, that boy batting on the beach as the sun went down might just be the next Virat Kohli!

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Runner-up – Torres del Paine by Jan Bukjo

Torres del Paine National Park – February 2013, taken on a Cox & Kings Splendours of South America tour.

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Quirky

Winner – Electrician by Paul Lambeth (left)

Hanoi, Vietnam – How anybody can workout what goes where to mend electricity problems in Hanoi is beyond me!

Runner up – Atlantic ghost crab by John Hill (right)

Tortuguero, Costa Rica – I crawled on the sand as near as I could to him before he scuttled off.

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Wildlife

Winner – Female kudu by Neil St John

A female Kudu enjoying the early morning sunshine in South Luangwa, Zambia. A truly amazing and memorable place to visit with an abundance of wildlife, beautiful scenery, peace and tranquility.

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Runner-up – Flamingo by Paul Lambeth

The salt flats of the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile are home to many flamingos. This one seemed to be isolated from the rest of the flock.

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Please feel free to comment about the images below, or join the conversation on our Facebook page. Otherwise, if this has inspired you to enter the next Travel in Focus photography competition, please click here and follow the instructions.



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