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Sleepless in Tanzania | Olaf’s Corner

Sleepless in Tanzania | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver October 14, 2017 0

The small and rickety aluminum shelter at Barranco Camp shook each time I took another sleepless turn on the hard cot. The noisy movements kept my two climbing companions awake all night. All this

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Te Ika Nui in Milford Sound, New Zealand | Olaf’s Corner

Te Ika Nui in Milford Sound, New Zealand | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver May 18, 2017 0

The islands of New Zealand are lands full of surprises, contrasts and sensory overload! These differences are found in the varied landscapes, from glacier-covered alpine peaks to subtropical rain forests to sparkling, 21st-century cities

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The Punta Arenas Necropolis at World’s End | Olaf’s Corner

The Punta Arenas Necropolis at World’s End | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver March 23, 2017 0

Natural Habitat Adventures’ primary focus is to bring our guests into the greatest of nature places, where animals are aplenty and respectfully viewed in their natural surroundings. Three years ago, I was getting ready

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Madagascar Adventure! | Olaf’s Corner

Madagascar Adventure! | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver February 9, 2017 0

Jonathan did not look well, as I leaned him gingerly against the tall baobab tree under the sweltering Malagasy sun. His sweating face was pallid, his eyes flickering and he shook his head with

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Carpe Diem on Portugal’s River of Sweet Wine | Olaf’s Corner

Carpe Diem on Portugal’s River of Sweet Wine | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver December 12, 2016 0

If some wise old Gypsy woman ventured to read the cracked lines and hard blisters of my palm, she could clearly find that two activities have dominated my life—drinking good wine and paddling great

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A Greenland Fish Tale | Olaf’s Corner

A Greenland Fish Tale | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver November 28, 2016 0

A successful tourist season at our East Greenland Base Camp was over. With all packed up, we bid goodbye to our wonderful Greenland staff and were ready for the homebound flight after another magic

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