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Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). An improvised high-altitude #kitchen. #Kyrgyz caravan leaders preparing salty yak milk #tea, cooked on a dung fire. This will be their camp for the night. I am posting images from 2012 expeditions to #Afghanistan's Pamir mountains, now focusing on food habits of this small high-altitude community. Part 6 of my @natgeo story on the Evolution of diet - how we are what we ate - coming out in September. For more, see story in Nat Geo from February 2013, http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/02/wakhan-corridor/paley-photography #food #latergram #evolutionofdiet #paleodiet @thephotosociety @natgeocreative

Lunar kiss, Ogbourne St George #architecture #instagram

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …

The 8 Worst Companies For Customer Service

Usually, bad customer service experiences aren't as public, but they happen all the time and can have a significant impact on a business' success.<p>A 2009 study in China, noting that there wasn't a wealth of research tying customer satisfaction to profit, tried to get to the bottom of it. Their …

Photographer Captures the Amazing Moment Lightning Strikes an English Field

Yesterday morning at 4 a.m., the quiet of Waveney Valley, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in East Anglia, was broken by an early-morning summer storm. Fortunately, local photographer Simon Buck was up at that ungodly hour to capture the extraordinary beauty of the moment lightning struck the valley …

Los Angeles awaits earthquake that could be the 'Big One'

A mega-quake in America's second most populous city is long overdue, and 50-year-old buildings could come crashing down, killing thousands<p>Next year residents of Los Angeles will flock to cinemas to see a blockbuster called San Andreas in which their city will be wiped out by an apocalyptic …

Geology

Aegina Is The Most Beautiful Greek Island You Haven't Heard Of... Yet

Mykonos, Santorini, Crete... been there, done that. But if you're looking for a fresh, unspoiled island to explore, let us introduce you to Aegina.<p>Aegina Island is located in the Saronic Gulf, about 17 nautical miles from Athens. It's home to ancient ruins (including the famous Temple of Aphaia), …

The 'Smartest' Cities in the World

<i>by John Wogan, CNTraveler.com</i><p>A few visionary communities around the world are leading a revolution in "smart" urban planning. They're incorporating technology and environmentally friendly practices on a scale rarely seen before. Here, some prototypes of cities of the future. Plus: from Barcelona to …

Starbursts form on a bolt of lightning as it hits One World Trade Center in New York #newyork #newyorkcity #instagramnyc @instagram #igersofny #ig_northamerica #ig_americas #lightning #storm #freedomtower

The most popular travel photos from last month: http://on.natgeo.com/1rmElBm This photograph was taken at the summit of Tin-Merzoug in Algeria by Evan Cole.

Will And Kate To Witness Rare, One-In-A-Hundred Natural Phenomenon, Because Of Course They're That Lucky

As they continue their tour of Australia tomorrow, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will see rain waterfall-ing off Uluru, a sacred rock formation in the central part of the continent.<p>The rock is always in the same place, obviously. But these otherworldly, silver-toned streams of rainwater are …

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

Reader Recs: Favorite National Parks in the U.S.

The beauty of America’s 59 national parks is hard to put into words.<p>From the crystal clear waters of Glacier to the breathtaking enormity of the Grand Tetons, it’s something you should experience firsthand—and this is the perfect time to do it. Why? It’s <b>National Park Week</b>.<p>To pay homage to the …

It’s Official: The First Instagram From Space Has Been Posted

Taking one small step for photography (or is it ‘a photography’?) and one giant leap for Instagram, the first Instagram post from space was posted …

Photogs Take Note: A Blood Moon Eclipse is Set to Take Place Early on April 15th

On April 15th, a rather rare astronomical event is taking place: the “blood moon.” While technically nothing more than a lunar eclipse, this …

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Virtual Photo Workshop: Cherry Blossom Edition

Washington, D.C.’s famous cherry trees are nearing full bloom. Last spring, Nat Geo Travel took you there in real time with <b>Dan Westergren</b>, the head of photography for <i>Traveler</i> magazine, leading the way.<p>Dan went down to one of the District’s most photogenic spots—the Tidal Basin—to capture this …

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The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014

Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”<p>Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing …