National Geographic : 2013 Feb
136 national geographic • February 2013 Travel TogeTher National Geographic’s family trips are de- signed for travelers of all ages and feature activities like scavenger hunts, rafting trips, and local-cuisine tastings. A seasoned expert is always on hand to explain the culture and wildlife of each location. For information on destinations, including the Galápagos, Alaska, Italy, and Costa Rica (right), visit ngexpeditions.com/family. Photos (FRom toP): NAtIoNAl GeoGRAPhIC ChANNel; RANdy FARIs, CoRbIs; dIANe Cook ANd leN JeNshel ng connect every month this page features our staff picks of National Geographic society products and events. For more go to nglive.org. NatioNal GeoGraphic oN tV Killing lincoln John Wilkes booth carried out one of American his- tory’s most notorious crimes. his 1865 assassination of Abraham lincoln is now the subject of a film from executive producer Ridley scott. travel back in time this month with the National Geographic Channel to meet the murderer—as well as his many accomplices— and relive the events surrounding that infamous day at Ford’s theatre. lecture Map Book exhiBit trip Wolves husband-and-wife team Jim and Jamie dutcher spent years gaining the trust of a small pack of wolves. their photos and stories create an intimate portrait of these wild creatures. Available February 5 ($25). go WesT since 1889 National Geographic has been photographing the landscapes, wildlife, and people of the American West. A collection of these images, from historic to modern, is now on display at venues across the country. locations are listed at photographsofthe west.org. don’t miss the companion book, Greatest Photographs of the American West ($30). savage MounTain Gerlinde kaltenbrunner was the first woman to summit all 14 of the world’s highest peaks without using supplemental oxygen. Join her in los Angeles and seattle for tales of her many high-altitude feats, including climbing k2. see nglive.org. Changing Worlds Geographic subscribers received their first world map in 1922. Now this replica—complete with areas marked “unexplored”—shows you the lay of the land that year. Flip it over for a map of the world today. Go to natgeomaps.com/125map.