Antarctica Inside Scoop: The Dreaded Drake Passage

All aboard Hebridean Sky! We were due to set sail in a few hours; we would be navigating the calm reaches of Beagle Channel at night and waking to find ourselves in Drake Passage by morning.  I [...]

Antarctica Expedition Cruise: The Inside Scoop

Getting There So why did it take me so long to decide to go to Antarctica? A simple 3-word answer: The Drake Passage. This  stretch of water, between the tip of South America and the northern [...]

A Life-changing Adventure – Lois Warwick

They say Africa is life-changing.  It has been for me. What started out as an adventure to do my small part to ‘change the planet’, morphed into so much more.  This was a journey of enlightenment [...]

The Elephant Mirror

So why do we care so much about elephants? Clearly, in ecological terms they are a keystone species, playing an important role changing the environment and maintaining the biodiversity of [...]

Reunion in India

‘Tis the season for reunions….. Earlier this month we flew to India and headed straight for the Missoorie Writers’ Festival, where I was to be a speaker. Missoorie is a funky old colonial hill [...]

Real Adventures – Together!

 Adventuring together in the wild is the best way to bond! With these two fabulous women I’ve trekked across the high plains of Kenya and through remote Himalayan valleys (raising funds to [...]

The Kindness of Strangers

During our travels Dag and I have received so much kindness from strangers, it’s lovely to get a chance to give back. One evening last week, a participant in the Race To Alaska pulled into our [...]

Giving Back

Back in 2010, Dag and I were first in Kenya, we visited a remote Samburu village, Nalare, (Oldonyiro) and met a group of women who had started to make paper from elephant dung. They were beading [...]

Elephants – Target Training

Here at the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation we are attending a workshop on the Target Training of captive elephants, led by renowned Mexican veterinarian and animal trainer Dr. Geraldo [...]

Christmas at Home

When I first met Dag he was horrified to learn that, six months after arriving on Vancouver Island, I still hadn’t visited its wild west coast. The first sunny weekend that followed, he put that [...]

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