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Atacama, A Desert of Surprises

Supposedly the driest desert on Earth, the Atacama presents a world of colour, oases and wildlife that will surprise even the most sceptical traveller.

Flying from Santiago, Chile to the Atacama Desert in the north, the dry, brown mountains seem endless. Eventually, I spy a trail of dust chasing a…


Added by Elizabeth Willoughby on May 12, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Great Rift Valley of Kenya

The Great Rift Valley was first recognized by a Scottish geologist, Walter Gregory early 1890s around Lake Naivasha, it is believed to have been formed millions of years ago as a result of continental drift processes. These strong underground forces led to the pulling apart of the earth crust causing the falling of the land between…


Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on May 9, 2012 at 2:37pm — 1 Comment

Social Habits of Africa's Wildlife

In the African bushes, Each and every species of animals have been found to have its own social organization. While some like the wildebeests would like to live in big herds, others prefer taking their time alone leading solitary lives. However, the zebras and elephants live in stable family groups and respect and maintain their strong family ties. Sometimes in this environment where…


Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on May 2, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Lake Nakuru: A Birding Paradise in Kenya

Just like Maasai Mara game reserve, Lake Nakuru national park also receives a big number of tourists most of whom happen to be lovers of bird watching safaris. Covering an area of about 188 square kilometers, Lake Nakuru forms one of the most famous Rift valley lakes. It is known worldwide for its abundance of flamingos and other over 400 different species of…


Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on April 29, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments

10 Can't Miss Experiences in The Modern and Vibrant Kingdom of Jordan

Just the word Jordan captivates the mind and soul. An open and welcoming nation allowing the traveler to experience both culture and adventure, combined with the vibrant capital of Amman. No matter what your passion is, you will find it in the Kingdom of Jordan. Afwan! A warm welcome to Jordan.

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,…


Added by Nicholas Kontis on April 26, 2012 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

Voluntourism in Kenya - Volunteer Safaris

The word “Kenya voluntourism” means a responsible tour or safari that is either preceded or succeeded by charity work in Kenya. As the days of our lives on earth go on rolling like grits of sand through the hour glass, our comprehension and appreciation of the fabulous nature surrounding us keeps on getting more and more intimate.

This is an inevitable and a natural fact and we have to call a spade a spade,…


Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on April 24, 2012 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Remarkable African Birds

I love birds. I really enjoy tracking birds especially during my private Tanzania camping holidays or as I enjoy my budget Kenya Safari trips. Birds are beautiful creatures with a very simple life. Their lifestyle is simple and adorable. Most of their life is spent looking for food and composing wonderful melodious songs that…


Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on April 22, 2012 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

The Amazing Masai Lifestyle

The adventurous lives of most…


Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on April 20, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Lessons from a Masai Mara Safari

Be ready to learn a lot of lessons during your participation in one of our regular Kenya safari trips including Masai Mara tours. Wild animals are very humble creatures and quite interesting to watch as they go about their routine chores of looking for food. During these interesting Tanzania adventure and Kenya trips, you will realize that each category of animals have their own way of escaping predators, looking for daily bread,…


Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on April 19, 2012 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

Free Admission to All 397 U.S. National Parks Starts This Saturday

Is there a better way to kick off spring than taking a trek through an ancient petrified forest or going butterfly watching on a mangrove…


Added by SmarterTravel on April 18, 2012 at 2:06pm — 2 Comments

Tips for Finding Great African Safari Vacations and Deals

Planning a safari vacation to Africa?  Well, planning  any vacation to whichever destination, is likely to be stressful if not aggravating.  And if the vacation destination is Africa, it might even be more difficult for those who might not be…


Added by African Travel Hub on April 9, 2012 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

The Masai Mara's Unparalleled Wildebeest Migration - Where to Stay on Safari

When thinking African wildlife safaris, many agree that one of the most exciting spectacles on earth is the great wildebeest migration that occurs between  Tanzania’s national park and Kenya’s  Masai Mara.  The wildebeest, zebra and antelope make the  constant migration from one end of the wilderness to the other. This movement is driven by their need for pasture and drinking water.  And as the over 1.9 million animals move…


Added by African Travel Hub on April 5, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments

The Eco Side of Ethiopia

Ethiopia has so much to offer visitors: the Historic Route, covering the ancient town of Axum, with…


Added by Amran Ethiopia Tour and Travel on March 22, 2012 at 8:31am — No Comments

Peacocks Being Hunted in India's Corbett National Park

A recent news item shows that peacocks are being hunted. It’s the first news that comes from the Kaladhungi region of Uttarakhand. Some weeks ago, when a young boy was attempting to wring the neck of a peacock, the forest officials caught him.

It said that there are lots of people who are crazy about the meat of peacock, and they have been hunting our national bird for quite a long time. It is said that the meat of peacocks is very tasty. It is the biggest reason why the peacock is…


Added by Global Tourism India on March 17, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

One-Horn Rhino Census in Assam, India

A census for one-horned rhinos will be held from 15th of March 2012 in the state of Assam. Last time the census for the rhinos was done in the year of 2009 as according to that census the state has nearly about 2200 rhinos. The census operation will start form the Orang National Park. The pre schedule of census are; 15th March- Orang National Park; 20 March- Pabitora wildlife sanctuary; 26th and 27th march- Kaziranga National Park. Two days allotted to Kaziranga National Park considering the…


Added by Global Tourism India on March 6, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments

Camping It Up in Kenya

Where would you camp in Kenya? KWS Kenya Wildlife Service has a selection of unrivalled camping areas that are scenically located within national parks and reserves and in addition offer the best possible security services. There are 2 kinds of camp sites: Public campsites which are normally located adjacent to the main gate. They are open to everyone and normally don’t require you to pre book. Public campsites have the basic necessities: water, latrine, shower, sheltered cooking…


Added by LuyanziTours on March 1, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments

Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa, Queensland: Fair Dinkum, Mates!

This eco lodge design, built after careful ecological planning and consideration, has received many International AWARDS!


Welcome to Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa: A boutique 15 “Bayan” resort nestled in the rainforest of Queensland the tropical paradise of Australia's East Coast.

Wake to the gentle sounds of nature in your Daintree rainforest accommodation. Enjoy total pampering in the unique Daintree Wellness Spa.…


Added by Uwe Ahlgrimm on February 29, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments

Kaziranga National Park Wildlife Adventure In Northeast India

Kaziranga National Parkis located in Assam and it is famous as the best home for Great Indian one horned rhinoceros. Tourists will love to spend their vacation ion Kaziranga National Park amidst the beautiful landscape which covers tall elephant grass, sheer forest, shallow pools, marshes and rugged reeds. Apart from the beautiful landscape you will love to have a company of different wild animals like Elephant, Rhinoceros, Sambar,…


Added by Global Tourism India on February 23, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Andersson's Camp, Namibia

Andersson’s Camp is situated close to Etosha National Park, Namibia

A former farmstead has been tastefully rebuilt in consideration of known eco standards which are suggested by the government…


Added by Uwe Ahlgrimm on February 22, 2012 at 8:29am — 2 Comments

What Is 'Sustainable' Ecotourism?

Recently I watched Video’s of several Nature Organizations, I counted the expression “Sustainable” in one 12 minute presentation, 32 times (Video not displayed). This unleashed my curiosity and my search brought the following to light. 

The WIKIPEDIA Definition:

A diagram indicating the relationship between the three pillars of sustainability suggesting that both economy and society are constrained by…


Added by Uwe Ahlgrimm on February 19, 2012 at 6:28pm — 2 Comments

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