The Awa Odori festival is the perfect showcase of Japanese artistry and craftsmanship coupled with centuries-old tradition. The festive atmosphere paints a lighthearted picture over the solemn nature of the Obon holiday.
Photograph by David Guttenfelder, shot with an Alpha 7R IV and G Master lens
Hidden in a tropical paradise in the center of Southeast Asia, Thailand is a peaceful sanctuary where wild creatures find refuge and thrive. Elephants amble through the forest, while gibbons sing from tree tops and mudskippers walk on land.
Don't miss "Thailand's Wild Side" next Tuesday at 9:30pm HKT, 8:30pm BKK/JKT on Nat Geo WILD! #OneStrangeAsia
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Hosted by Keegan-Michael Key ("Friends From College," "Toy Story 4," "Lion King"), this new season of #BRAINGAMES challenges some of the world's biggest A-list celebrities to realize their special brain power through fun interactive games, illusions and social experiments.
Brain Games premieres at 9am/9pm on Tuesday, January 21st, on National Geographic. Come and join in on the fun!