The recently inaugurated U.S. Civil Rights Trail is a conceptual pathway that links 130 museums, churches, courthouses, and other places that have contributed to the advancement of social equality. on.natgeo.com/2RyudXU
"If you've never been to the beaches in the Pacific Northwest, in Oregon and Washington, you must," writes #YourShot photographer Garret Suhrie. "Sitka spruce filled mountains falling right into the ocean, and more sea stacks than could be counted."
More than a dozen industry experts believe that this year—more than ever before—travelers will prioritize their journeys’ impacts: on the planet, on local communities, and on themselves. on.natgeo.com/30CRmfD
"I've never seen anywhere in the world as beautiful as Pin Valley," writes #YourShot photographer Darshan Singh. "It has something to do with the fact that the valley is very small and the mountains are very big, so you have this miniature countryside surrounded by the Himalayas"
Think of tarot nowadays and you might conjure images of fraudster psychics—but in the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance, it represented a ripe new medium for artists and poets. on.natgeo.com/38cu2rL
A densely-packed school of fish parts for a passing free diver off the coast of Thailand in this mesmerizing scene captured by #YourShot photographer Tony Myshlyaev. "As far as I'm concerned, they did all the heavy lifting to make this photo work," he writes. "Here is to them."
It's our 132nd birthday! The National Geographic Society was founded #OTD in 1888.
“Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help, shall all be saved.” –Jane Goodall
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