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Like their American counterparts, the cowboys, France’s gardians cut a dashing figure and loom large in the culture of the southern France. Part of a brotherhood formed in the early 16th century, the gardians are the caretakers of the herds of beautiful gray horses and black bulls that roam the largely unfenced Camargue region.

When you work at National Geographic, one of the first questions people ask is if you get to travel. The answer is often “yes.” That’s why we asked folks on our travel team to share their favorite passport stamps and stories with our Intelligent Travel readers. Check out where we’ve been and what it’s taught us along the way, then share your own!

Nat Geo photographer Bob Krist first visited Iceland in 1986 when he was shooting a cover story for the magazine. The island nation earned a special place in his heart, and he always dreamed of bringing his two sons back to experience the magic for themselves. So he organized the ultimate family road trip: driving around Ring Road, the spectacularly scenic byway around Iceland.

Watch this short film by National Geographic photographer Bob Krist to get a taste of the sleepy alpine city of Salzburg during Advent season.

Photographer Bob Krist treats us to a slideshow of tango photos taken while on assignment for the magazine in Buenos Aires. He tells us about the shoot:   I was planning on doing a “little” tango photography as part of the assignment, but I quickly got hooked on shooting it…in the street, in the milongas…

Backstage at The Nutcracker

Traveler photographer Bob Krist goes backstage to shoot the making of the Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. Nothing puts you in the mood for the holidays like seeing The Nutcracker, and I was fortunate enough to get a behind-the-scenes look at the wonderful production of Balanchine’s Nutcracker, put on by the Pennsylvania Ballet at…

Sailing Along the Amazon

National Geographic Traveler photographer Bob Krist has just returned from cruising down the Amazon and sends along this gallery. Spending a week onboard the ship La Amatista, a beautiful riverboat based on the design of those used by late 19th-century rubber barons, we explored one of the largest protected the wetlands in the world, the…

In his last post from Slovenia, Traveler photographer Bob Krist mentioned visiting the Lipica Stud Farm, the original home of the famous white Lipizzaner stallions. Today, he sends us a more detailed glimpse inside the riding school. These horses “embody elements of the Slovenian culture,” says narrator Michael Benz of the Slovenian Tourist Board. They…

National Geographic photographer Bob Krist is on assignment in Slovenia, and sends us another peek through his viewfinder (you can find his first one here). Visit his blog for more tips, or get them in person at our upcoming Traveler Photo Seminar in Denver, Colorado on September 27. My assignment has taken me from one…

Traveler photographer Bob Krist recently paid a visit to Paris… Paris, Texas that is. Here, he shares some of the charms of the city on the far, far, left bank of the Seine. It may not be the City of Light, but the world’s second biggest Paris, in northeast Texas, is “worth a sidetrip” (as…

Bob’s Hope

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Traveler staffers Mary Beth LaRue and Krista Rossow recently spent a day with National Geographic photographer Bob Krist and his wife Peggy in their charming small-town home of New Hope, Pa. MB dishes: Just an hour north of Philadelphia, New Hope seems like a different planet. As the road winds into town, the scenery changes…