9 Amazing animal experiences from around the world!

9 Amazing animal experiences from around the world!

For me, one of the most rewarding things about travel is the opportunity to view and photograph wildlife I could never see at home. In this post I share some of the most memorable - and unusual - animal experiences I have had on my journeys around the globe. What has been your most exciting wildlife experience on your travels? All the encounters in these posts were with wild animals, apart from the horses which were domesticated and well cared-for. Indri in Madagascar A trip to the island of Madagascar, Read more [...]
Men of the Forest: the primates of Borneo

Men of the Forest: the primates of Borneo

I'm staring out the window of a 737 as we clear the coast of Borneo. Down below me is a sea of palm trees, one of the many palm oil plantations which have taken over the island in recent years, causing untold damage to the ecosystem. But from up here they are a beautiful sight, extending in pleasingly uniform rows across the landscape.To be honest, I'm still a bit shellshocked to be here at all. It wasn't part of the plan; having just come to the end of a fortnight's tour around Indonesia, Read more [...]