No19 TURKEY: OIL WRESTLING
A tournament that has attracted slippery strongmen since the 14th century.
No95 Indonesia: Free Divers
In Sulawesi, big-lunged Bajau hunters eke out a traditional living underwater.
No81 India: Nose Plugs
In the eastern highlands, grandmothers wear tribal affiliation on their faces.
No1 Ethiopia: Skin-Piercing
In Ethiopia's Omo Valley, resident tribes break the skin in ways that cannot be undone.
No6 United States: ARCTIC SHACKS
The improvised, weather-resistant hunting cabins of Alaska's native Iñupiats.
No88 Lesotho: Horsemen
In a tiny highland nation in southern Africa, herders dignify simple lives with striking costume.
No102 Spain: Palm Honey
High-climbing 'guaraperos' tap an iconic tree for sap in La Gomera, Canary Islands.
No92 Hungary: Busos
In a town on the Danube, mobs of shaggy monster-men herald the coming of spring.
No103 Japan: Fox Dance
To please ancestors, children in Himeshima transform into animals and princesses.
No99 China: Wrestlers
For more than 7,000 years, aspiring “Invincible Titans” have grappled on the Central Asian steppe.