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Wanderlust Travel Magazine (UK) - - This Issue -

ALEX MET­CALFE Win­ner of the Ac­tive cat­e­gory in Wan­der­lust’s 2017 Travel Photo of the Year com­pe­ti­tion ( p116)

Moun­tain, desert, ocean or jun­gle… which are you? Easy, moun­tain! First great travel ex­pe­ri­ence? Tak­ing the Trans-siberian rail­way across Rus­sia. Favourite jour­ney? Cy­cling my way through Malaysian Bor­neo. Top five places world­wide? Nepal, Ja­pan, In­done­sia, New Zealand and Cam­bo­dia. Pass­port stamp you’re proud­est of? East Ti­mor. Stamp you’d most like to have? Afghanistan. Guilty travel plea­sure? My gui­tar.

SANGHAMITRA SARKAR Win­ner of the Peo­ple cat­e­gory in Wan­der­lust’s 2017 Travel Photo of the Year com­pe­ti­tion ( p116)

Moun­tain, desert, ocean or jun­gle... which are you? I am a moun­taineer from day one. First great travel ex­pe­ri­ence? The cold desert of Ladakh, In­dia. Favourite jour­ney? The road from Sona­marg to Leh, across Jammu and Kash­mir, In­dia. Top five places world­wide? Pan­gong Lake, Kash­mir, Nubra Val­ley and the Khuri sand dunes of In­dia, plus Bhutan. Pass­port stamp you’re proud­est of? Mon­go­lia. Stamp you’d most like to have? Ice­land. Guilty travel plea­sure? Leav­ing my favourite peo­ple be­hind.

CAL­LIE CHEE Win­ner of the Land­scape cat­e­gory in Wan­der­lust’s 2017 Travel Photo of the Year com­pe­ti­tion ( p116)

Moun­tain, desert, ocean or jun­gle... which are you? 100% moun­tain. First great travel ex­pe­ri­ence? Italy. Favourite jour­ney? Trav­el­ling to a place with 5,000 years of his­tory, such as Egypt, was a sur­real ex­pe­ri­ence for me. Top five places world­wide? For pho­tog­ra­phy, it would have to be China, Italy, Mon­go­lia, Nepal and In­dia. Pass­port stamp you’re proud­est of? Pak­istan. Stamp you’d most like to have? Turk­menistan. Guilty travel plea­sure? I am in­ca­pable of guilt.

VIV LEESE Win­ner of the Wildlife cat­e­gory in Wan­der­lust’s 2017 Travel Photo of the Year com­pe­ti­tion (p116)

Moun­tain, desert, ocean or jun­gle... which are you? As long as there’s wildlife, I don’t mind. First great travel ex­pe­ri­ence? Kos, aged 22 – it opened my eyes. Favourite jour­ney? Swim­ming eye to eye with a cu­ri­ous blue whale in Sri Lanka. Top five places world­wide? Ma­sai Mara, Kenya; Lake Ta­hoe, USA; South Ge­or­gia; Namibia; Sval­bard. Pass­port stamp you’re proud­est of? Easter Is­land. Stamp you’d most like to have? Rwanda/uganda – to see go­ril­las. Guilty travel plea­sure? De­cent cof­fee and a cafetière.

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