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The World's Largest Sand Island

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 29 Sep 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [217]

So I'm currently on my mid-semester Spring break and I just got back from my first of two research based field trips. I spent the past 5 days with my Terrestrial Environment class on the world's largest sand island: Fraser Island. It boasts 122km in ... Read more >

Tags: 4wd, australia, eucalypt forest, fraser island, rainforest, sand dunes

From Stavanger, Norway to Phuket with Norwegian Airl.

THAILAND | Sun, 29 Mar 2015 | By janolaf | Views [251]

  The flight went just great all in order even a strike was coming up.. lol... The service onboard was good and the Dreamliner work good for me. Came to Bkk. spent some hrs there before my final fligth to Hkt. Phuket. then with Bkk Airl. Also ... Read more >

Tags: nature, rainforest, waterfall

Baby Cutia

BRAZIL | Sat, 11 Jan 2014 | By ilka | Views [834] | Video

Everybody knows about lions, elephants and giraffes in Africa. Most people even know that the Amazon region of Brazil is full of species and rich wildlife. But few people know that the Atlantic Rainforest is the richest biome in the world. 10% of ... Read more >

Tags: atlantic forest, baby animal, brazil, cutia, rainforest, wildlife

Cairns, the Great Barrier Reef and the Rainforest

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 13 May 2013 | By annacarlson | Views [463] | Comments [1]

Cairns Tuesday May, 7th woke up fairly early for my tour of the Great Barrier Reef. I chose to do a day tour with 1 scuba dive where you didn't have to get a license- almost like a trial dive- and with a company where the ratio of new diver to pro ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cairns, rainforest, scuba diving, the great barrier reef

In Sarawak: Orangutans

MALAYSIA | Sat, 19 Jan 2013 | By denivigeni | Views [454] | Video

Tags: borneo, malaysia, orangutans, rainforest, sarawak

In the Rainforest of Borneo - the Headhunter Trail

MALAYSIA | Sat, 19 Jan 2013 | By denivigeni | Views [683] | Video

Tags: borneo, jungle trip, malaysia, rainforest

The volunteering program.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 4 Feb 2012 | By jessicadale | Views [1584]

The volunteering program I'll be taking part in this summer is called Amazonas Explored  and is run by the volunteering organisation Volunteer Eco Students Abroad . VESA works hand in hand with the indigenous village communities to create real ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, rainforest, trek, volunteering

Off the Beaten Path: Malaysia

MALAYSIA | Tue, 3 May 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [8753] | Comments [1]

Malaysia is a diverse country, both culturally and in its geographical offerings. From exploring islands getaways to trekking through ancient rainforests, Meg Koffel from Intrepid Travel shares her tips for getting off the beaten path in Malaysia ... Read more >

Tags: cameron highlands, cuisine, islands, malaysia, national parks, perentian islands, rainforest, taman negara, travel, wildlife

"Where" : A snapshot of travel in rural Honduras

HONDURAS | Mon, 17 Jan 2011 | By jaz | Views [2845] | Comments [1]

I always have problems answering people when they ask "where" I went last summer. Generally people just want to know what country I was in, but the community of Rio Cuyamel in the Department of Olancho is so different from the tourist ... Read more >

Tags: honduras, horses, mules, olancho, rainforest

The Journey to Kapawi…

ECUADOR | Thu, 1 Apr 2010 | By eyeownatravel | Views [511]

The trip to reach Kapawi begins in Quito at 6am. The journey takes you past many volcanoes and the guide explains some of the history associated with these along the way, Cotopaxi for us was unfortunatley covered in a cloud so this spectacle we missed.... Read more >

Tags: achuar, amazon, canoe ride, cessna, ecuadorian amazon, kapawi lodge, rainforest

Jungle Prep…

ECUADOR | Wed, 24 Mar 2010 | By eyeownatravel | Views [339]

On Friday I shall be embarking on a 4 day trip to the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest! Where am I going exactly? Kapawi Lodge My destination: the Kapawi Ecolodge. This is located deep in the almost two million acres of the Achuar people’s ... Read more >

Tags: achuar tribe, amazon tours, ecuador, ecuadorian jungle, kapawi lodge, rainforest

SAVE THE PLANET

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 29 Jan 2010 | By vantastic_tas | Views [1561] | Comments [1]

North, South and East Tasmania had already been graced with our presence. It was time for Dara and I to head down the winding roads of the West. First stop Cradle Mountain. We got there in the evening just in time for feeding at the Devils ... Read more >

Tags: backpackers, campervan, nature, rainforest, tasmania, tasmania devils, travel, van-tastic adventures, wildlife, world nomads

The most dangerous road in the world

BOLIVIA | Fri, 19 Feb 1999 | By simon_monk | Views [17429] | Comments [4]

The browns, oranges and reds of la Paz are swiftly replaced by lush greens as the road to the Amazon drops off the side of the Andes, descending over 3km in about two hours. Squeezed between sheer walls of rock, dripping with moss and fern, and ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, amazon, bus, danger, death, insane, la paz, misadventures, rainforest, truck

 

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