Blog Entries tagged 'animals'
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- An afternoon at the Races in HollywoodThe Hollywood Park Race Track was opened in 1938 by the Hollywood Turf Club which included many stars, directors and producers of the film world amongst its shareholders. That year the legendary Seabiscuit (on whom the 2003 film of the Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 26, 2013
- Elephant Nature Park Volunteering
We have been living in an elephant sanctuary. We wake to their trumpeting, feed them bananas. play with them in the river, and watch t Posted by annevl in The Journey is the Reward | May 18, 2013
- Are you AWARE?My lovely wife Emma is both revered and infamous for her consideration of animals. My favorite story to tell is when she once spent two days with a humane “orange juice trap” to remove a population of fruit flies that Posted by jonathonengels in Jonathon Engels: A Life Abroad | May 18, 2013
- Day Trip to the Blue MountainsThe one place outside the city that seems to be on everyone's bucket list when they visit Sydney is the stunning Three Sisters sandstone rock formation in the Blue Mountains about 40 miles (60 kilometres) inland at Katoomba on the Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 19, 2013
- Madidi pampas - part two
"Ah, yes, those are termites. They help decompose the wood".
Well, this statement would have been perfectly normal if the termites in question hadn't just started pouring out of our boat. Our boat being a wooden canoe about a two-hour Posted by Irmelin in There and Back Again | Apr 29, 2013
- Getting back to NatureSeven years ago, on our very first overseas adventure together, we met two loca Belgian sisters with whom we spent a very fun week with in Cambodia. We only spent a few days together, but they proved to be such Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Apr 27, 2013
- Backpacking down South Island's West CoastTravelling alone with everything on my back and a lot of distance to cover, joining a backpacking tour felt the best way to get the essential NZ South Island experience. Having settled into my hostel in Greymouth I wandered down Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 6, 2013
- Avoiding boy germs in Puerto Lopez After 6 weeks teaching kids at a school in Ecuador, it was me who learnt the most. I discovered kids who grow up without x-boxes and computers are just as happy as kids who do. I learnt the importance of Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Apr 14, 2013
- Sleep OutsIt has finally stopped raining and the sun is back, which means we can do sleep outs!
We only have 3 nights left before we leave, the first will be spent with the 3 baby baboons and the following with Atheno Posted by RaijaKarma in My African Adventure | Apr 13, 2013
- Uyuni - Day 42It was a 7am start for an awesome day ahead. After a quick breakfast we set off to the first stop, which was some quinoa fields. Along the way we saw the snow capped mountains ahead and lots of Llamas. Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Mar 5, 2013
- Wonderous Falls
This one is a short post for a fabulous couple of days exploring the [[http://nature.new7wonders.com/archives/wonder/iguaza-falls|wondrous]] Iguazu falls.
The falls form a natural divi Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Apr 10, 2013
- The Parks of the North – Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake ManyaraOnce in Arusha our luggage was quickly unloaded and we carried it straight from the plane to the exit where a couple of guys with our name sign and a Toyota Landcruiser awaited us to take us to our hotel, Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Apr 8, 2013
- Jambo, Dar es Salaam and ZanzibarThe trip from India to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania was quite long and tiring. Given the fact that we travelled from Kerala in South India to Delhi first and then to Dar es Salaam via Dubai it took us Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Apr 8, 2013
- Africa – the “Dark Continent”In the olden days and even today many people referred to Africa as the “dark continent” since so little was known about it. Nowadays, this has obviously changed and many countries and locations in Africa are well known, relatively well Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Apr 8, 2013
- Baby baboon walk and feeding tourI seem to be spending a lot of time with baboons, I didn't know I'd like them so much, but they say that dog people normally get along very well with baboons. I've been spending a lot of my free Posted by RaijaKarma in My African Adventure | Apr 8, 2013
- Waitomo CavesOn the advice of nearly every New Zealand guidebook I have seen, I still had Waitomo Caves near the top of my "To Do List" despite it being just 10 days since I visited the impressive Lake Cave near Margaret Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Mar 24, 2013
- Sucre - Day 38Breakfast at Casa Verde was great, with fruit, yoghurt, juice, omelette and bacon, and we had good company too. We got talking to a lovely Australian couple called Nick and Caitlyn about our trips and gave each other advice. We Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Mar 1, 2013
- Through the forest and into the mountains After the chaos of a big city like Quito, arriving in the tiny town of Mindo felt like falling into the Garden Eden. The air is crisp, butterflies accompany you down the street, hummingbirds lull you to sleep and the Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Apr 1, 2013
- Kerala – God’s Own CountryOne of the nice things about India is the relatively bargain priced flights you can book between cities. Although we'd pretty much waited until the last minute, we were still able to find a reasonably priced flight from Kolkata to Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Mar 29, 2013
- Baboon MadnessThe morning started off as usual with breakfast at 7am. After breakfast Vanessa and I did what we normally do, feed a group of the baboon with some piece of fruit we've saved from breakfast. Today we chose the teenagers, Posted by RaijaKarma in My African Adventure | Mar 29, 2013
- Warthog attack and thieving monkeysAfter one night in Windhok followed by a long drive, we finally arrived at Harnas.
When I arrived at Antelope Park two years ago, we were met at the gate by elephants, this time we were met by a German film Posted by RaijaKarma in My African Adventure | Mar 26, 2013
- In the Land of Kings and Hawkers - RajasthanFear not, I'm not planning on doing a step-by-step recounting of our tour. Instead I'll let the pictures do most of the talking and share some additional thoughts of each city and anything interesting on the way. The plan Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Mar 25, 2013
- Park, Beach and Roos!One of the things Perth is rightly very proud of is Kings Park, 1,003 acres of park and bush overlooking the city and the vantage point for the quintessential postcard shot of Perth's skyscrapper skyline. Pride of place overlooking the Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Mar 9, 2013
- On the road againIt's been two years and it's time to go back to Africa!!
The last time I went to Africa, I volunteered at Antelope Park in Gweru, Zimbabwe, walking lions!
Three amazing weeks with the lions was followed by a few days Posted by RaijaKarma in My African Adventure | Mar 18, 2013
- Rottnest IslandRottnest (or "Rotto") is a small island 12 miles off the Fremantle coast famed for its wildlife (and in particular "quokkas", cat sized marsupials) and used as an idyllic holiday retreat by the locals. The day started with catching the Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Mar 8, 2013