Outtakes: Life on the Irrawaddy

In February, photographer Michael Yamashita traveled to Myanmar to document the Irrawaddy River for a story on the world’s great waterways for Nature Conservancy magazine. The river splits the country

Silk Road Journey Exhibition

Sunset Mosque in Yazd, Iran

Atlanta, GA –Take a stunning visual trip along the Silk Road with National Geographic Magazine photographer Michael Yamashita. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and The Carter Center will

A New Year’s Workout

The new year brings resolutions, pacts with oneself to accomplish goals, quit bad habits, begin new ones, eat less, exercise more.  As I was taking stock on this New Year’s,

Yak Butter Blog

©Michael Yamashita

In this season of festive hospitality, I can’t help think about the many homes I’ve visited on assignment around the world.  Some of the most hospitable people in the world