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Incredible pictures of Machu Picchu are named among this year’s best travel images 

Stunning pictures capturing breath-taking beauty from all corners of the world have been revealed as part of a travel photography competition.  

From aerial photos of fishermen in Myanmar to hot air balloons during sunrise in Slovenia, these images will take you on a grand tour of some of the most beautiful places on earth. 

The images tell the stories of natural, coastal, mountainous and city landscapes from a wide range of countries. 

Only 50 travel photographs were selected out of 14,539 submissions in the ‘Travel2019’ photography competition by Agora Images.

The voting phase is now open to chose the Travel2019 competition winner who will receive a $1,000 prize on October 24.

Entitled ‘The Famous One’, this stunning image was taken by French photographer and engineer Nicolas Prègre. It shows an eerie wave of mist floating in the air at Machu Picchu in Peru, South America 

This image from the Thar Desert in India was taken by professional photographer Pranab Basak. The desert is a large arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent

This image from the Thar Desert in India was taken by professional photographer Pranab Basak. The desert is a large arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent

This stunning aerial shot showing sunbathers and swimmers on a beach in Greece called 'Orange and teal' was taken by Andreas Batsilas

This stunning aerial shot showing sunbathers and swimmers on a beach in Greece called ‘Orange and teal’ was taken by Andreas Batsilas

With the title 'Terrace', this landscape scene taken in Kayah, Myanmar in Asia shows three people walking along the banks of rice fields

With the title ‘Terrace’, this landscape scene taken in Kayah, Myanmar in Asia shows three people walking along the banks of rice fields

'Sunrise in Slovenia' shows a beautiful sunrise in the European country and even captures a hot air balloon as it rises into the air. It was taken by Matt Cuzen

‘Sunrise in Slovenia’ shows a beautiful sunrise in the European country and even captures a hot air balloon as it rises into the air. It was taken by Matt Cuzen

This shot was taken by Nadege Delalieu from France in Cappadocia in Turkey. Cappadocia, a semi-arid region in central Turkey, is known for its distinctive 'fairy chimneys,' which are clusters of tall, cone-shaped rock formations. The image is called 'Rose Valley, Cappadoce'

This shot was taken by Nadege Delalieu from France in Cappadocia in Turkey. Cappadocia, a semi-arid region in central Turkey, is known for its distinctive ‘fairy chimneys,’ which are clusters of tall, cone-shaped rock formations. The image is called ‘Rose Valley, Cappadoce’

'I need vitamin sea' was taken with a drone by Roger Tan from Singapore in an unknown location. It shows a jetty jutting out into turquoise waters

‘I need vitamin sea’ was taken with a drone by Roger Tan from Singapore in an unknown location. It shows a jetty jutting out into turquoise waters

This image entitled 'Cikubang train bridge' by Daniel Dahni from Indonesia shows railway tracks high in the air passing over rice fields in West Java, Indonesia

This image entitled ‘Cikubang train bridge’ by Daniel Dahni from Indonesia shows railway tracks high in the air passing over rice fields in West Java, Indonesia

'Follow Me, Keep Paddling' by Bastian As from Indonesia shows surfers paddling through waves off the Nias Islands in Indonesia

‘Follow Me, Keep Paddling’ by Bastian As from Indonesia shows surfers paddling through waves off the Nias Islands in Indonesia

Entitled 'Family Life' this image showing two men and a mother and baby carrying water in Myanmar was taken by Thant Zin

Entitled ‘Family Life’ this image showing two men and a mother and baby carrying water in Myanmar was taken by Thant Zin

Photographer Wilmer Valdez Hinojosa from the captured this stunning moment in the Dominic Republic of a plane taking off into the sunset. It

Photographer Wilmer Valdez Hinojosa from the Dominican Republic captured this stunning moment in Tenerife, Spain, of a plane taking off into a sunset

'Blue Bled' by Sergio Saavedra Ruiz from Spain shows churches poking into the night's sky in Slovenia

‘Blue Bled’ by Sergio Saavedra Ruiz from Spain shows churches poking into the night’s sky in Slovenia

This entry called 'A trip to Mars' was taken by Spanish Alvaro Valiente and shows a 4x4 crossing the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan

This entry called ‘A trip to Mars’ was taken by Spanish Alvaro Valiente and shows a 4×4 crossing the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan

'Road through the lakes' taken in Ukraine was captured by Ukrainian photographer Aleksandr Dombrovsky

‘Road through the lakes’ taken in Ukraine was captured by Ukrainian photographer Aleksandr Dombrovsky

This well-framed photograph with the title 'Morning' shows a woman driving down a passage of trees as the sun streams through the branches in Vietnam. It was taken by Nguyen Quang Thanh from Vietnam

This well-framed photograph with the title ‘Morning’ shows a woman driving down a passage of trees as the sun streams through the branches in Vietnam. It was taken by Nguyen Quang Thanh from Vietnam

'Soho Odaiba at night' was taken by Hai Nguyen from Vietnam and shows colorful office blocks in Tokyo, Japan. This colourful shared workspace in Odaiba is home to 13 floors of open-plan office space ready for rent

‘Soho Odaiba at night’ was taken by Hai Nguyen from Vietnam and shows colorful office blocks in Tokyo, Japan. This colourful shared workspace in Odaiba is home to 13 floors of open-plan office space ready for rent

Aptly entitled 'Loneliness' this breath-taking photograph taken in an unknown location by Faten Hamouda from Switzerland shows a figure walking across the sand

Aptly entitled ‘Loneliness’ this breath-taking photograph taken in an unknown location by Faten Hamouda from Switzerland shows a figure walking across the sand 

'Smoked Out' shows a mountainous region of Iceland enveloped in waves of cloud. It was taken by Jonny Rogers from the UK

‘Smoked Out’ shows a mountainous region of Iceland enveloped in waves of cloud. It was taken by Jonny Rogers from the UK

Maqsood Akhtar took this unusual image in Pakistan which shows an embellished lorry driving down a winding road

Maqsood Akhtar took this unusual image in Pakistan which shows an embellished lorry driving down a winding road

'On the edge' by Corinna Juptner from Germany was taken in an unknown location but shows a person standing on the edge of a precarious ledge in a mountainous region

‘On the edge’ by Corinna Juptner from Germany was taken in an unknown location but shows a person standing on the edge of a precarious ledge in a mountainous region

'Epic Roads' by Dutch photographer Cuno de Bruin shows winding roads snaking through the countryside in Mallorca, Spain

‘Epic Roads’ by Dutch photographer Cuno de Bruin shows winding roads snaking through the countryside in Mallorca, Spain

'Budir' taken by Perry Wunderlich from Germany shows a sunset outside the Budir black church in Iceland

‘Budir’ taken by Perry Wunderlich from Germany shows a sunset outside the Budir black church in Iceland 

'Beautiful morning in Bromo' shows Mount Bromo in Indonesia poking out from a blanket of cloud. The image was taken by Imam Primahardy

‘Beautiful morning in Bromo’ shows Mount Bromo in Indonesia poking out from a blanket of cloud. The image was taken by Imam Primahardy

This image entitled 'Crossing' was taken in Indonesia by Rian Bungsu and shows men on motorbikes crossing a wooden bridge

This image entitled ‘Crossing’ was taken in Indonesia by Rian Bungsu and shows men on motorbikes crossing a wooden bridge

Aung Thu Ya took this dramatic image named 'Sculpture' during his time travelling around Myanmar

Aung Thu Ya took this dramatic image named ‘Sculpture’ during his time travelling around Myanmar

Alexey Nikitin from Russia took this photograph entitled 'Boat on the sea' in Balaklava Bay, in the Black Sea, Crimea

Alexey Nikitin from Russia took this photograph entitled ‘Boat on the sea’ in Balaklava Bay, in the Black Sea, Crimea

'Airborne anymore' by Vitor Esteves from Portugal shows an abandoned plane in the middle of a forest in Portugal

‘Airborne anymore’ by Vitor Esteves from Portugal shows an abandoned plane in the middle of a forest in Portugal

'Heart of the city' taken by Jeet Khagram from India shows a young man surveying the city of Jaipur, India

‘Heart of the city’ taken by Jeet Khagram from India shows a young man surveying the city of Jaipur, India

'Golden Hour in Bagan' was taken by Naing Tun Win in Myanmar. It shows hot air balloons rising over temples during sunrise

‘Golden Hour in Bagan’ was taken by Naing Tun Win in Myanmar. It shows hot air balloons rising over temples during sunrise

This aerial shot of deer walking along a road in Russia was taken by the photographer Yura Borschev and has been named 'Family'

This aerial shot of deer walking along a road in Russia was taken by the photographer Yura Borschev and has been named ‘Family’

Simply titled 'Florence' this city image was taken by British photographer Hugo Healy showing the sun beaming onto the side of the dome of Florence's cathedral

Simply titled ‘Florence’ this city image was taken by British photographer Hugo Healy showing the sun beaming onto the side of the dome of Florence’s cathedral

This modern image of Dubai's metro was taken by Engr Hsn from Pakistan. It is one of the 50 photographs submitted for the competition

This modern image of Dubai’s metro was taken by Engr Hsn from Pakistan. It is one of the 50 photographs submitted for the competition

'Adventure' by Jordi Sark from Spain shows two 4x4s crossing an icy location

‘Adventure’ by Jordi Sark from Spain shows two 4x4s crossing an icy location 

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