God of colours at Holi Festival in Uttar Pradesh, India (Sanghamitra Sarkar)
List 29 December

Travel Photo of the Year finalist gallery: An insight to local life

Catch a rare glimpse into the lives of workers and festival-goers across India, Mongolia, Peru and beyond, with these 10 striking finalist images from our Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year competition...

Rice workers in West Bengal, India (Sandipani Chattopadhyay)

Rice workers in West Bengal, India (Sandipani Chattopadhyay)

Catch of the day at Ganges River, India (George Turnbull)

Catch of the day at Ganges River, India (George Turnbull)

The morning commute in Ollyantaytambo, Peru (Matt Hill)

The morning commute in Ollyantaytambo, Peru (Matt Hill)

Lost in travel, West Bengal, India (Indranil Sengupta)

Lost in travel, West Bengal, India (Indranil Sengupta)

Shokhan, Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, Mongolia (Lynn Fraser)

Shokhan, Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, Mongolia (Lynn Fraser)

Fishmonger in Dubai, UAE (Sreeranj Sreedhar)

Fishmonger in Dubai, UAE (Sreeranj Sreedhar)

God of colours at Holi Festival in Uttar Pradesh, India (Sanghamitra Sarkar)

God of colours at Holi Festival in Uttar Pradesh, India (Sanghamitra Sarkar)

Cool driving through Havana, Cuba (Linda Wride)

Cool driving through Havana, Cuba (Linda Wride)

Siesta in the shade, Cuba (Linda Wride)

Siesta in the shade, Cuba (Linda Wride)

Fresh vegetables on display at a Madagascan market (Andrew Lambert)

Fresh vegetables on display at a Madagascan market (Andrew Lambert)