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Step into the adventure of an African trek, an island paradise, the ancient Moche, turbulent Indonesia, and the natural world of William Bartram. Then CONTACT US and tell us how you like it.
March 2001
Features List
A table of contents linking you to this month’s feature stories.

Match Wits...
with the Editor and preview next month’s issue.

Hip Zips
Nominate your favorite for coverage in the magazine.

Sights & Sounds
From “Indonesia: Living Dangerously”

Revisit a photo from the past and browse our archives.

Tell Us: The Game
Identify this month’s mystery photo.

Final Edit
The picture rescued from the cutting room floor.

Global Getaways
Our international editors reveal their top five travel destinations.

NGM online: the last five years.


Global Getaways
Global GetawaysGo south of the border with the editor of our Latin American edition and check out his top five places for a Mexican holiday.
CODIE Award Finalist 2001

March 2001 Features
Megatransect II
Palmyra Atoll
Moche Burials
William Bartram
Rico, Colorado

The world’s fourth most populous nation boils with religious and ethnic strife. Experience “the seeming impossibilities of the place” and take a multimedia tour of this exotic land.

It could be the next Telluride, but for now this tiny mountain town likes its edges rough. Find out what makes Rico tick. Then nominate your own choice for coverage in this new magazine series.
mountains of Colorado


  Point of View
Learn how a photographer and an artist teamed up to create images of naturalist William Bartram’s vision of frontier America. Hear that vision come to life in the mournful call of sandhill cranes and naturalize your desktop with hand-tinted photographs.
sandhill crane


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Sell Out?
Developers are pressuring tiny Rico, Colorado, to go resort. Should small towns fight development or reap its benefits? Vote now.


Join This Global Conversation
Weigh in with your thoughts, and debate issues surrounding several of our feature stories. To help foster a cross-cultural perspective, we’ve included a Spanish-language forum.


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