Finalists and shortlisted nominees for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced. This gallery includes submissions for the Travel category. Winners will be announced March 18. Shortlisted images will be on show at Somerset House, London, May 1-18. Tickets can be bought here: www.worldphoto.org/2014exhibition. Finalist: Cenote Car Wash Photo and caption by Christian Vilz "Cenotes, from the Maya word dzonot ('well'), refers to any locations with accessible groundwater in a deep natural pit or sinkhole. In Mexico they exist in the Yucatan Peninsula, and were considered sacred places for the ancient Maya civilization. Millions of tourists from all over the world visit them every year because of their intrinsic naturalistic beauty and value. This series is an effort to document the unique."