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

All the Tea in China

©Michael Yamashita

Work on my latest book, Shangri-La: Along the Tea Road to Lhasa, took me to Yunnan Province in search of tea, one half of the equation of the Tea-Horse Road,