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Monkey Business at Tafi Atome, Ghana.

GHANA | Fri, 29 Sep 2017 | By pbm6 | Views [245]

I leave Ho early and continue north. Once out of the town the people of the small villages, mainly young women, walk along the road carrying large grey metal bowls on their heads. They have empty ones on the way to the water pump and full ones on the ... Read more >

Tags: fantafrica, ghana, monkeys, sabbatical, wildlife

The Amazon!

PERU | Tue, 18 Aug 2015 | By sheree | Views [363]

Day 1 We checked in to our flight that was flying to Iquitos. It's probably the most incredible flight I've been on, firstly flying over the Andes which is a huge mountain range. Some parts had snow on them and cloud surrounded the peaks. I've never ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, animals, lodging, monkeys, peru, pink dolphins, piranha fishing, river, sloth, tribes

Cambodia - Battambang

CAMBODIA | Thu, 9 Oct 2014 | By megandrob | Views [367]

On Friday night we got on the overnight bus for a 10 hour drive to Battambang. In Vietnam, the sleeper buses were great - individual beds, in 3 rows. The cambodian ones are not that great. They have double sleepers, which are only a LITTLE bigger than ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, crocodile farm, killing caves, monkeys, temples

Ubud & Tour

INDONESIA | Mon, 21 Oct 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [9447] | Comments [1]

Ten days ago I arrived in Ubud and sat on this balcony to write my first blog from Bali. Although I didn't envisage still being here on this balcony, I had an inkling I wouldn't be going too far away. It is my last night in Bliss Bungalows as tomorrow ... Read more >

Tags: bali, bliss bungalows, monkeys, sangeh, tanah lot, tours, ubud

Two travel books inspired by Tibetans in exile

INDIA | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 | By flyingpiglet | Views [867]

In 2010 and 2012 I spent three months (that's the longest visa I could get)  teaching English as a volunteer at Tibet Charity in Dharamshala, India. My students were mostly Tibetans.  Dharamshala is a community dominated by Tibetans in exile, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, library, monkeys, monks, teaching, tibet, yeti

Reflections of a Volunteer

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 2 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [483]

Almost a week without rain now and yet the sky has held promise of it today. Heavy dark clouds have rimmed the mountains around our valley, only to be blown away on the wind. The breeze is welcome but the heat of the last few days is beginning to feel ... Read more >

Tags: africa, backpacking, bambelela, baz bus route, kittens, lions, monkeys, volunteering

Monkey Proficient

SOUTH AFRICA | Fri, 8 Feb 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [2307] | Comments [2]

Several days have elapsed since my last blog entry. The internet went down and was then intermittent but now seems to be working again. It’s amazing that even here, in the middle of the bush, it is possible to have internet. Tap water comes from ... Read more >

Tags: baboons, monkeys, south africa, volunteering, volunteers

Ab Fab Anegundi

INDIA | Fri, 1 Feb 2013 | By mirandita | Views [240] | Comments [1]

Anegundi is delightfully tranquil and rustic and it’s the first place we visited where people respond genuinely to our ‘ Namastes’ and where people take their shoes off, if they’re wearing them, whenever they enter a shop, home ... Read more >

Tags: monkeys, sunrises, temples

First Day of Adventure

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 30 Jan 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [676] | Comments [4]

Bambelela, a wildlife and vervet monkey rehabilitation centre is situated, well quite frankly, in the middle of nowhere! The “metropolis” of Bela Bela is about 40 mins of dirt track, past Leopard’s Rock and forever around the next corner ... Read more >

Tags: africa, bambelela, bush, monkeys, south africa, thunderstorms, volunteering, wildlife

Dang Padang, It's all good in Ubud

INDONESIA | Wed, 23 May 2012 | By teamofgiants | Views [967]

Bali…A wide spectrum of beautiful land and space, that will soar from horrid to absolutely heaven in moments. At least that is what I think!   But before I get to that I must put ina tidbit about our one-day layover in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.... Read more >

Tags: bali, beaches, kuta, monkeys, padang padang, surf, ubud, uluwatu, volcanoes

A bit about where I'll be.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 4 Feb 2012 | By jessicadale | Views [1182]

Ecuador is the second smallest country in South America. Though it may be modest in size, Ecuador is one of the most species rich countries in the world and is deemed a 'megadiversity hotspot'. The secret to Ecuadors diversity lies in its unique ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, banos, ecuador, misahualli, monkeys

Photos: Tikal, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Tue, 2 Aug 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery


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Tags: ancient, bus, guatemala, jungle, monkeys, ruins, sacred, temple, tikal

Photos: Palenque

MEXICO | Thu, 28 Jul 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery


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Tags: limestone, maya, mexico, monkeys, palace, palenque, pyramids, ruins, temple

Monkey Business

MALAYSIA | Thu, 7 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1748]

The monkeys of Malaysia have always had their way of keeping tourists amazed. They are cute, friendly-looking mischievous mammals that put on routine productions for travellers, whether they intend to or not. Everyone travelling through Malaysia ... Read more >

Tags: asia, malaysia, monkeys, travel-safety

Photos: Panama

PANAMA | Wed, 2 Mar 2011 | By belleslady | Photo Gallery

Canal, sailing, snorkeling, fishing, dining & dancing
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Tags: caribbeanm rio chagres, fort lornenzo, henry morgan, mangroves, monkeys, pacific, panama canal, sailboat, sailing, sweet dreams

Monkey Business

NICARAGUA | Mon, 18 Oct 2010 | By stephhef | Views [356]

... That was until I looked out the window to see two very hairy arms swinging on the fence across the street. I kept leaning to get a better view, but those arms were way too quick for me, quickly disappearing behind the truck. Now I’m not going ... Read more >

Tags: life, monkeys, nicaragua

Captain's Log 10/2/2010 3:32pm

COSTA RICA | Sat, 2 Oct 2010 | By sobrea | Views [552] | Comments [1]

Our departure from the civilization known as Costa Rica is going smoothly, I write to you today from inside the air conditioned cabin of the international Tica Bus. Although having our own vehicle for a week was awesome, almost ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, jaco, manuel antonio, monkeys, quepos, san jose, uvita

To the bat cave!

INDIA | Fri, 10 Sep 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [433]

Northern Maharashta is renowned for it's ancient temples, excavated from natural hillside caves.  We saw both of the principal sites, to wit: Ellora cluster and Ajanta cluster.  Ajanta was first, all Buddhist and chiefly Mayahana.  A horseshoe shaped ... Read more >

Tags: bats, buddhist, caves, fort, hindu, litter, monkeys, tandoori, touts

Singapore and Malaysia: South East Asia Part 1..

MALAYSIA | Mon, 25 Jan 2010 | By thebigtrip | Views [1206]

From Sydney we flew into Singapore, our first stop on the South East Asia leg of our RTW trip. Singapore was a nice place to start our trip as it meant we would be easing our way into the Asian culture. Although it is in Asia, Singapore is pretty westernised.... Read more >

Tags: borneo, jungle, malaysia, monkeys, orangutans, singapore

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia rocks!

MALAYSIA | Mon, 11 Jan 2010 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [3867]

Malaysia turned out to be a place I WISH I planned to stay longer. Kuala Lumpur is a modern metropolis, where I felt like I was simultaneously in India, the Middle East, and China all at once! The signs are written in Malay, Chinese, English and Arabic, ... Read more >

Tags: asia, batu caves, food, kenyataan, kuala lumpur, malaysia, monkeys, muslim, waterfalls

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