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Tour Guides: Destination Stewards of the Galapagos

Tour Guides: Destination Stewards of the Galapagos

WWF September 27, 2017 0

Sustainable Tourism is not only a way for travelers to experience unique destinations and cultures from all around the world, but also a powerful economic tool that can have a positive social and environmental

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Making a Difference in the Galapagos

Making a Difference in the Galapagos

WWF July 29, 2015 0

Roberto Plaza always dreamed of living in the Galapagos. Three years ago he finally made the leap and moved his family from the city of Quito to the Enchanted Isles. And they did it

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Apparently I am NOT the Most Interesting Man in the World! | Ben’s Musings

Apparently I am NOT the Most Interesting Man in the World! | Ben’s Musings

Ben Bressler May 25, 2015 0

Dear Nature Traveler, I fancy myself a pretty good nature traveler. I’ve run Natural Habitat Adventures for THIRTY YEARS now (ouch!), so I’ve had the opportunity to journey to some pretty darned wild places,

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Conversation with Adventure Photographer Eric Rock – Excerpt from the Adventure Collection Blog

Conversation with Adventure Photographer Eric Rock – Excerpt from the Adventure Collection Blog

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 19, 2015 0

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Eric Rock, head naturalist at Natural Habitat Adventures, for an article on the Adventure Collection blog. Eric has been leading adventure and specialized photography tours since 1998. From

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A Guide’s Journey Through South Africa

A Guide’s Journey Through South Africa

Maddi Higgins November 5, 2014 1

“I love their eyes,” said Gavin Lautenbach, Natural Habitat Adventures guide. “To capture a photograph of any cat in the wild, it’s about their eyes. I love their power and their strength. I love

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Smokey Bear: Overachiever or Climate Change Clairvoyant?

Smokey Bear: Overachiever or Climate Change Clairvoyant?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 12, 2014 5

Smokey Bear turned 70 years old this past Saturday, August 9, 2014. I feel a special kinship with the old bruin and forest-fire-prevention representative for two reasons: 1) he has a unique tie to

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