I have to say, this practice has always been a little disconcerting for me. And though 2013 is the first issue to hit all seven continents and explore the range of quaint locals each one has to offer, the practice is nothing new for SI.
(Though I didn’t realize until just now: They keep doing it in Kenya specifically.)
|Carol Alt and Charissa Craig, 1982, Kenya|
|Christie Brinkley, 1989, Kenya|
|Rebecca Romijn, 1998, Kenya|
|May Andersen, 2003, Kenya|
This “native-as-scenery” is a topic I’ve been planning to get into for a while. Now that it’s been called out, it might be about time to go a little deeper.