Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Winners of World Heritage Photo Contest

Third Prize Winner: Saint Catherine Area, Egypt
Photo by John Deaton
World Heritage inscribed 2002

Friends of World Heritage has announced the winners of its contest for the best images of World Heritage sites. A panel of judges—including experts on photography, responsible tourism, and World Heritage preservation from National Geographic,, UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Mexico Tourism Board, Solimar International, Expedia and the UN Foundation—reviewed nearly 600 photographs of World Heritage sites located in more than 70 countries, submitted by avid travelers to select the winners.

Friends of World Heritage is an initiative of UNESCO's World Heritage Center,, and the United Nations Foundation.

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