Bird Safaris: Timbavatis Most Desired Plumage
Normally when you think Safari you think Big 5. The spotlight or limelight is traditionally on lions, cheetah or elephants.
Creative Camp Cooking
For most people, outdoor cooking is synonymous with barbeque, but there are many other ways to cook outdoors. If you have been camping, you are probably at least familiar with the portable propane stoves which provide a burner or two similar to the stovetop burners you have at home.
Viewpoints on Whale Watching in Hermanus!
If you're looking to spot a whale, the first few things you'll hear people say is:"Hermanus has the best land-based whale watching in the world" and "You're sure to see hundreds of whales breaching from the waters off the rocky cliffs to the West" or "You'll definitely see them lob tailing from the vantage point of the golden beaches to the East".And this indeed is a fact.
The Different Styles of Tents Available
The dictionary defines a tent as 'a portable shelter usually of canvas or other cloth stretched over poles or supports and fastened to the ground with pegs and ropes'. That definition covers a wide variety of structures in many sizes, shapes and styles.
Driving in Greece - How Bad is it?
Generally speaking, Greek drivers are not the best in Europe, but they are not the worst - those people know who they are!I have been in driving in Greece for a while now and have witnessed many examples of bad habits on the road, which have shocked my rapidly departing British sensibilities. It is not uncommon for drivers to hoot their horns at traffic lights, even when they are still on red and to fly through red lights.
A Fishy Road Trip in Cairns
The Cairns Fishing Adventure
A Great Australia Road TripYou love holidays? You love to fish? Then you'll need to come to Cairns, Australia where the fishing is, quite simply, bloody fantastic.You've got options coming out of your ears when you fish in Cairns on your next Great Australian Road Trip.
Creative Camp Cooking - Part 2
In a previous article, I wrote primarily about box ovens. With this article, we will consider a couple of other ideas that can also make your camping meals fun and enjoyable.
Cheap Safari in Africa For $70 a Day - Heres How To Do It
You would think that a cheap safari in Africa for $70 a day would have to take place in some shady game reserve in Timbuktu that nobody visits. But not in this case.
Chimborazo: Learning Spanish At 20,600 Feet
Climbing the glaciers to the summit of Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador isn't highly technical. It is mountaineering, but how hard can it be, considering I went to 20,600 feet the first time I used crampons and an ice axe? Okay, I used them once for practice, on a sledding hill near my house.
African Safari Gear Packing List - What To Take Along
The last thing you want on an African safari is to realise that you have left any important safari gear behind.Because of the nature of safari there are some things that are essential to take with and others that you can do without because they are only going to add to your luggage weight.
Whale Watching - The Biggest Show on Earth
Whale watching is a spellbinding, entertaining, and thought-provoking adventure trip. It's a show with the largest mammals on earth as the star performers.
The Best Safari Company for Your Safari Trip - Heres How To Choose
Which is the best African safari company for my safari trip?This is a question that comes up very frequently and it's not surprising.There are so many safari operators in the market all promising the earth that it is very difficult to choose between them, especially when you know nothing about them.
One of the Oldest Traditions of the American West; The Dude Ranch
Dude Ranches first gained popularity in the 1920s, in large part due to the writings of Teddy Roosevelt. Working as a ranch man himself, Roosevelt not only spent time herding cattle, but he also urged Americans to explore for themselves.
Camping Stove Performance: Ease of Use & What to Avoid
Important information about camping stoves..
Survival in the Wilderness: What to Do, What You Need
Summer is for picnics, hikes, outdoor concerts, barbeques ..
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Croatia has quickly become Europe's hottest destination, and for good reason.
The rocky coastline continues for 1778 kilometres and includes pine-fringed coves,
wide sandy beaches and cozy inlets.
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Bird Watching in the East Usambara Mountains of Tanzania
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Sleeping Pads For Ultralight Backpackers
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The Pyramids of Giza
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Ireland Golf Vacations - Top Tips To Help You Plan an Ireland Golf Vacation
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River Rafting on the Salmon River
The beautiful Salmon River stretches through over 400 miles of Idaho. The legendary explorers Lewis and Clark traveled part of the Salmon River but thought it was too rough to navigate.
Discount Lift Tickets - Learn what Colorado Ski Resorts Do Not Want You to Know!
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Join the American Hiking Society
Have you taken up hiking as a new form of family recreation?
Are you a serious hiker that spends hours on challenging trails?
Do you want to find a way to become more involved in hiking
across the nation? Hikers of any background will want to check
out the "American Hiking Society". This society is an alliance
of local hiking clubs and provides a wealth of resources and
activities for hikers of any background.
You Might Be An Ultralight Backpacker If...
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River Cruise in Bangkok - Sightseeing on the Chao Phraya
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Your Virgin Bushwalk
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All the Way to Timbuctu
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A Hiking Guide to Easter Island
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within a community on the Chao Phraya River where time
seems to have stood still for the last 200 years.The site originally had two shrines built in the reign of King
Taksin (1767 - 1782) by his Chinese supporters.