11 Things We Learned this Week

What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at education@ngs.org. This week, we learned … … the World Nomad Games are SPECTACULAR. The World Nomad Games are being held at Lake Issyk-Kul. Find the lake on our map of Kyrgyzstan! Take a look at some of the sporting events at the World Nomad Games. What sports most intrigue you? One … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned this Week

Graffiti Leaves Its Mark

TRAVEL Scrawling your name on an ancient monument is usually condemned—except when it isn’t. (The Guardian) Are graffitists “guerilla geographers”? You decide, but don’t try this at home. Discussion Ideas The Great Wall of China now has a section where graffiti is allowed and even encouraged. Do you support this decision? Do you think it will discourage graffiti on other parts of the Great Wall? … Continue reading Graffiti Leaves Its Mark