October 9, 2014
Kathakali Dance, India
Photograph by Macduff Everton
30 Years in Pictures
Celebrate National Geographic Traveler's first three decades with flashes from the past.
An April 2001 Traveler story titled "State of Enlightenment" featured this photograph of the dance of the Kathakali, unique to Kerala, India.
Senior photo editor Carol Enquist and associate photo editor Ben Fitch discuss the image and what makes it so powerful.
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