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Follow Your Kinski | Olaf’s Corner

Follow Your Kinski | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver January 8, 2018 0

My traveling buddy and I had just spent a horrible night north of the Guatemala border. All the cheap hotels in the dusty Mexican outpost of Tenosique were full, so we ended up in

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Polar Bears are My Spirit Animal

Polar Bears are My Spirit Animal

WWF December 27, 2017 0

This was my first trip to the Arctic.  Seeing polar bears in Churchill, Canada, was an experience far beyond my expectations.  The trip combined wildlife viewing, appreciation of the Arctic ecosystem and the effects

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A Desolate Beauty

A Desolate Beauty

Natural Habitat Adventures December 16, 2017 0

The desolate beauty of the subarctic tundra sneaks up on you, as I assume, a polar bear must—with ease and a gentle face, yet backed with tremendous power and a be-all, end-all attitude. Churchill,

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San Blas, Panama—Where Women Rule! | Olaf’s Corner

San Blas, Panama—Where Women Rule! | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver December 14, 2017 0

“Vamanos, mujeres!” That was the insistent invitation from a large Cuna mamacita brandishing a grinning mouthful of golden teeth and a half chewed-up cigar. Wearing a red headscarf, arm and leg beads, gold nose

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We’ve Been Everywhere (New Zealand)

We’ve Been Everywhere (New Zealand)

Natural Habitat Adventures December 9, 2017 0

Upon completing a New Zealand nature adventure, Nat Hab traveler Linda Ayres was inspired to compose the song lyrics shown below. (The words are intended to be sung to the tune of Johnny Cash’s

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An Exceptional Safari in Botswana

An Exceptional Safari in Botswana

Natural Habitat Adventures November 27, 2017 0

“The entire trip was exceptional. Everything was extremely well-scheduled and proceeded without a hitch. Special thanks to our Expedition Leader, Francis Kudumo, he was amazing in assuring everyone could spot the animals and experience

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