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The Incredible Incas—Interesting Facts About an Ancient Civilization

The Incredible Incas—Interesting Facts About an Ancient Civilization

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl January 2, 2017 0

Cusco, Machu Picchu—The Lost City of the Incas—the Sacred Valley, the legendary Inca Trail, these are just some of names of place that conjure up the true magic and mystery of the ancient Incan

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Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 29, 2016 0

Scientists can now measure individuals’ direct contributions to global climate change—and the results are staggering. According to a recent paper published in the journal Science (yes, that’s “science”), lead author Dirk Notz calculates that

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Malagasy Cuisine—Africa’s Tastiest & Most Diverse Dishes

Malagasy Cuisine—Africa’s Tastiest & Most Diverse Dishes

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 26, 2016 0

Madagascar is known for its exotic wildlife and a convergence of many diverse cultures, which is more than enough to motivate many travelers to visit Africa’s largest island. In fact, it is one of

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Top 5 Most Exotic, Endangered Creatures—Borneo Unleashed

Top 5 Most Exotic, Endangered Creatures—Borneo Unleashed

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 15, 2016 0

In the emerald depths of the world’s tallest rain forest on the Pacific island of Borneo, life flourishes. The dense jungle canopy shelters a host of wild animals that leap, dart and crawl among

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Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl November 21, 2016 0

Humans, eat your heart out—in the animal kingdom, there are many endurance athletes! The monarch butterfly flies 3,000 miles to its winter grounds in Mexico. Caribou (also known as reindeer), which are found in

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The Great Gray Whale in Me

The Great Gray Whale in Me

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl November 4, 2016 0

Whenever I write about a specific nature or travel topic, I try to think about the extent to which my experience with it has shaped my own life. In the case of the mystical, magical,

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