Animals don’t travel like humans do, but they play a part in every human civilization on earth. Here are travel stories that involve animals and animal lovers.
Svalbard Archipelago Provides a Seaside View of Polar Bears in their Natural Habitat By Greg Roensch “The Greeks called the whole of the region Arktikos, the country of the great bear.” — Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez The loud groan outside my cabin woke me from a deep sleep. I propped myself up on my bunk […]
A horse on the Mazza farm in Mednoye, Russia. Photos by Galina Iskakova. By Galina Iskakova It is difficult to surprise an experienced traveler. Travel agencies prepare the way for attracting and retaining customers. One struggle for the buyer is to expand the portfolio of tourist destinations and types of tourism. A good example is […]
Viewing Our Cousins, the Orangutans: A Wildlife Tour on the Kinabatangan River By Michelle Perry You would think that it wouldn’t be that hard to spot an auburn-haired orangutan in a tree. But it is. No sooner had I dumped my bag at the lodge on the Kinabatangan River than river guide Nelson hurried me […]
Searching for Elusive Tigers in Kanha Park, Madhya Pradesh, India By Mridula Dwivedi When I first heard from the Gonomad team about a possible trip to the Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh, I was quite thrilled. I finally went to Kanha in June 2009 and stayed there three nights with Taj’s Safari Lodge at Banjaar […]
A discussion page with comments about the practice of keeping wild animals, particularly big cat cubs, on ranches where they can be petted by tourists.