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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