By David Rich After a half dozen trips to Thailand it can get boring, except for a single friend of mine who travels yearly for the adventure of serial Thai ladies. For him it seems to never get boring. But for someone who goes to Thailand every year for a combination medical check up, Bangkok’s […]
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.
Ed Wetschler goes to Benezette, Pennsylvania, to watch the elk rut in PA. It is a battle between big bull elk competing over breeding and turf.
Wild Creatures like Elephants, in Accessible Environments in Malaysia By Max Hartshorne, GoNOMAD Editor We saw elephants taking baths, a Great Hornbill in a cage, played with monkeys and watched orangutans up close, but never had to hire a jeep, pay a steep fee or enter a big distant game park. That’s because, in Malaysia, […]
By Edward Moss and Mungla Sieck Male and female Snow geese. A Southern Wind At Last Following many weeks of bitterly cold north winds, at last a southern wind came, bringing with it the first pairs of geese. Slowly the numbers increased until thousands of these noisy summer migrants were arriving at Karrak lake solely […]
How to feed a hippo… (and live to tell the tale!) By Lucy Corne I’ve never been terribly fond of animals. It’s not that I don’t like looking at them; I just have an innate fear of anything with more legs than I have. So imagine my surprise when one sticky afternoon on the border […]
By Gabriel Constans The two-lane paved road kept climbing higher, past waterfalls, lush cultivated valleys and terraced hillsides. Kermit the Frog, from Sesame Street, would feel right at home with the abundance of green foliage that simmered before our eyes. The river that followed the road to Ruhengeri in the north of Rwanda provided a […]
By Daryl Popper “We took the photos home in our cameras, but we took the people home in our hearts.” Lynne Leakey, a Silver Badge Naturalist Guide with the Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association (KPSGA) is accustomed to hearing sentiments like these from visitors during the 30 years she has been escorting safaris throughout Africa. […]
A Snake Safari in Northwest Nevada By Andrew Kolasinski Rattling its tail in warning, a three-foot (.9 m) western rattlesnake rises up from the sand and strikes, but its venomous fangs miss their mark. “He doesn’t like you very much. I’ve never seen one get this aggressive,” says Jim, as he strides over to the […]
Congo: Cindy-Lou Dale travels to Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo to see some of the few mountain gorillas left on earth.