Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
Las Pozas, Mexico
Nat Geo Best of April 2013
When a freak freeze killed the orchid collection on his Mexican estate, English eccentric Edward James created Las Pozas, a garden with surreal follies like the concrete Bamboo Palace—durable and immune to the vagaries of weather.
Nat Geo Best of March 2013
From the February 2013 feature story, “New Old Libya”
Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for centuries in Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara. Rooftop walkways allowed women to move freely, concealed from men’s view.