High Plain Lake Miniques, Atacama Region, Chile.

This breathtaking, jaw-dropping photo was submitted by Lucy from Around the World.
It shows Laguna Miniques, a high plain (altiplano) lake in the Atacama region in northern Chile. Laguna Miniques is located in the south-east of the city San Pedro de Atacama.
The lake is part of the Los Flamencos National Reserve.

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Valley of the Moon, Atacama Desert, Chile.

This amazing valley is called Valle de la Luna for a reason. And the reason is obvious: This place looks like an otherworldly area in a Sci-Fi movie.

This extraordinary photo was sent in by Lucy from Around the World. Lucy is a 19-year-old student of the beautiful French language and German. She is based in London, UK, but currently travelling South America during her summer holidays.

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Vikos Gorge, Epirus, Greece.

This absolutely stunning photograph was submitted by Vasilios from Traveller’s Tree. It shows the Vikos Gorge in the region of Epirus in northern Greece.
Vikos Gorge is situated in the Pindus Mountains, and is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the deepest gorge in the world in proportion to its width.

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Beach in Cullera, Spain.

This old-school postcard-style photograph was sent in by Anuja from My_Endeavors. It shows a beach in Cullera near Valencia in Spain.
Anuja is a 21-year-old college student from the Bay Area near San Francisco (USA).

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Ottoman cemetery, Bitola, Macedonia.

Most avid travelers have visited quite a few cemeteries, either famous ones like the Père Lachaise in Paris, or small hidden graveyards in the old parts of a city.

Andreas aka The Happy Hermit came across a very special one during his stay in the city of Bitola, Macedonia.

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Radda in Chianti, Italy

Sunset over Radda in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy.

This beautiful photography of the Tuscan countryside was sent in by Annette from travellingmunk.

Annette is a former travel tour guide who now wants to travel the world one journey at a time. Either alone or with her much beloved Mr. Grumpy (quote Annette 🙂 ) She hopes to be able to live out of blogging and traveling in the near future.

Her blog is travellingmunk, where she writes about her travels around the world. Lately that has been Italy, and she also writes often about her home country, Norway.

Annette takes part in the Featured Images Event for the second time. Here is her other submission.