Adventure: Traveling to the Animal Kingdom

Whales! Aren’t they magnificent? They are not the only fauna treasures you can see by the Vancouver Island. If you go further to the north you will reach the polar bear capital of the world and see the white loners yourself. For all horse lovers – check out the unique trails in the Central Europe. And we have something even for those who dare to watch bats and ‘devils’!

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Vancouver Island’s Teaming Waters: The Serengeti Plains of the Marine World

Vancouver Island’s Teaming Waters: The Serengeti Plains of the Marine World

Alec Hills

Nature-loving vacationers place a high priority on seeing marine mammals in the wild. If you are lucky enough to be in the right place, they are large enough to spot and even photograph without special expertise, and most people already know something about whales and other marine creatures. Many species are clearly under siege on the planet, with some rare and endangered. This makes them an even greater privilege to encounter, with no better place in the world to do so than the narrow waterw...
Austin Congress Bridge Bats

Austin Congress Bridge Bats

Samuel Dorsi

The Congress Avenue Bridge spans Town Lake in downtown Austin, TX and is home to the largest urban bat colony in North America. The colony is estimated at 1.5 million Mexican free-tail bats that migrate each spring from central Mexico. Each night from mid-March to November, the bats emerge from under the bridge at dusk to blanket the sky as they head out to forage for food. During the best flights, up to five columns of emerging bats can be seen for miles as much as 45 minutes before sunset. ...
Czech Republic: Horse Riding Holidays Growing in Popularity

Czech Republic: Horse Riding Holidays Growing in Popularity

Dan Rang

As an old proverb says ‘The most beautiful view of the world is from horseback’. Naturally, not all of us want to become professional jockeys, jump over obstacles, or go horse racing. However horse riding holidays are one of the most beautiful types of vacation bringing pleasure of riding as well as many unforgettable experiences and joy to anyone. People from cities who decide for holidays in a saddle can enjoy not only the sport itself but also the surrounding picturesque wilderness. They o...
The Polar Bear Capital of the World

The Polar Bear Capital of the World

Chris Grad

The small community of Churchill is a town on the shore of Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada. Located along the treeline or the northern edge of the Boreal Forest, Churchill attracts arctic and boreal species of wildlife, birds and plants. Commonly seen species include Arctic and Red Foxes, Arctic Hare, Caribou, Gyrfalcons, Snowy Owls, Ptarmigan and even the occasional Lemming! However, internationally known as the ‘Polar Bear Capital of the World’, Churchill is most famous for the many polar be...
Devil Restaurant: Dinner with the Devil

Devil Restaurant: Dinner with the Devil

Michael Trout

On Tasmania's remote north-west coast, Geoff King runs a wildlife tour with a difference. King's devil restaurant offers a rare glimpse of Tasmanian devils feeding in the wild. On an isolated stretch of coastline, just north of the Arthur River mouth, stands a modest hut. Sheltered from the fury of the Southern Ocean by hulking granite boulders, the fisherman's hut is local cattle farmer Geoff King's outlook on the mysterious world of the Tasmanian devil. King, 51, has farmed around Marrawah...