No87 Japan: Sanno Fest
In Otsu, a 1,200-year-old celebration honors lusty mountain gods every spring.
No81 India: Nose Plugs
In the eastern highlands, grandmothers wear tribal affiliation on their faces.
No70 China: Tea Fields
In southern Yunnan, pu-erh emerges from terraced landscapes and timeless methods.
No61 Greenland: Icebergs
Hardly inert, the frozen giants of the Illulissat Icefjord are harbingers of dramatic change
No44 United States: Antelope Canyon
In the Arizona desert, an underground corridor unlike any other.
No21 INDIA: MASKED DANCE
The freakiest-looking festival in the Himalayas comes courtesy of Buddhist monks.
No18 FRANCE: MICRO-NATION
Why one historic valley district has its own customs agents and passport stamps.
No14 UNITED STATES: “Little Denmark”
A California town that preserves (and performs) its Danish roots with gusto.