New Orleans swamp tour From the waters, rises new life. When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, it brought devastation, killing almost 2000 people and causing more than 80 billion dollars of damage. Just outside the city, though, the natural disaster has had an unexpected benefit. The swamplands surrounding the city are an important biological microcosm, […]
When the elephant rides stopped at Angkor, the animals came to the forest. The sanctuary at Kulen may be ‘retirement’ for them, but it seems they can never be free.
Every year a very special event occurs in the wilds of Sri Lanka. Hundreds of elephants come together to feed, socialise and raise their babies.
One of my favourite hikes at Joshua Tree National Park is the Lost Palms Oasis trail. Let me tell you about it and share some of my photos.
Colca Canyon, the old Incan storeroom and hub of agriculture in Peru, is still looked after by guardians who have been there for centuries.
In the south of Peru, near the city of Arequipa, I discover a national reserve with a labyrinth of rocks created by the wind over millennia.
The Trang An Landscape in Vietnam is often called the ‘Inland Halong Bay’. Here’s what it’s like to take a boat trip amongst the mountains and in the caves.
The world’s largest cave is not famous and it’s almost impossible to get to. But, don’t fear, it’s not the only impressive one here in the region!
These forests once covered most of Europe, with the centre here in Germany. There are just a few patches left in the world and you can visit one here.