The votes are in, and the Amazon River has been added to the list of the new seven natural wonders of the world. Yesterday, the River was officially inaugurated into the club, which also includes Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Table Mountain, Puerto Princesa Underground River, and Je Ju Island. The designation was celebrated in Iquitos, Peru.
Below, photos from around the river:
Boy flies a kite by Amazon River during a festival inaugurating river as one of seven natural wonders of world in Iquitos. (Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil)