"This is Cheia, the road that takes you to Transylvania. Yes, <i>that</i> Transylvania, the birthplace of the legendary Count Dracula (Vlad Tepes). The legend says that this shot is what he might have seen on his nocturnal flights! Nevertheless, it's a breathtaking view of a magnificent road."—<a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/33945/">Calin Sta</a>n
"This is Cheia, the road that takes you to Transylvania. Yes, that Transylvania, the birthplace of the legendary Count Dracula (Vlad Tepes). The legend says that this shot is what he might have seen on his nocturnal flights! Nevertheless, it's a breathtaking view of a magnificent road."—Calin Stan
Photograph by Calin Stan, Your Shot

15 Breathtaking Photos of the Natural World

Crystalline waters, active volcanos, and animals on the move: our latest favorites from the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest.

Photographers from around the globe have been submitting their best images of people, places, and nature for a chance to win the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest. Here, we share our favorites from the nature category submitted this past week.

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