National Geographic Traveler’s destination recommendations for 2013.
If anyone knows the world, it’s National Geographic. For more than a century, this distinguished magazine has been taking readers all over the globe, introducing them to wild and wonderful adventures. And for the past two years, National Geographic Traveler has brought together a crack team of explorers, editors, contributors and staff to hand-pick their “Best of the World”—an exclusive list of must-see destinations.
“It’s a celebration of the most intriguing under-the-radar, on-the-rise, or over-the-top places to see in the coming year,” says contributing editor George Stone. He adds that the 2013 list is truly special. Here’s our selection of the very best of the NatGeo’s Best Trips 2013.
Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship in which light from wicks soaked in ghee (purified butter) is offered to one or more deities. Elaborate ce... More Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship in which light from wicks soaked in ghee (purified butter) is offered to one or more deities. Elaborate celebrations are also common. In the fall of 2013, photographer and videographer Pete McBride, along with professional climbers Jake Norton and Dave Morton, followed the Ganges River from snow to sea, a distance of some 1,500 miles. They captured these moments on video during a 45-day journey by foot, boat, bike, aircraft, rickshaw, bus, train, and even elephant. Learn more about aarti and the journey down the Ganges: http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/08/kissing-the-bay-of-bengal-celebration-reverence-and-mystery/ PRODUCER AND VIDEOGRAPHER: Pete McBride ADDITIONAL VIDEOGRAPHY: Jake Norton and Dave Morton
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