‘The most remote, alien place on Earth’ – Nicholas Jubber on the Sahara

Living among nomads and camels has given the writer rich insight and amazing experiences but he’s also had to evade banditry and anti-western feeling

National Geographic Photo Contest – 2014 winners

From a dramatic storm cloud in the US to the ‘end of the world’ in Ecuador, we take a look at the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo contest, chosen from more than 18,000 entries from photographers around the world http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/aug/01/winners-of-the-national-geographic-traveler-photo-contest-2014-in-pictures