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You Just Never Know! An Anxious Journey Down the Okavango | Olaf’s Corner

You Just Never Know! An Anxious Journey Down the Okavango | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver September 15, 2014 0

 Croc ahead!   Our front boatman named C-Company signaled by pointing to the left riverbank – and a few of the paddlers up front noticed a long, black form slither quickly into the Okavango River. 

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Join Us on a Soft, Sunny Adventure in Europe’s Top-Rated Country!

Join Us on a Soft, Sunny Adventure in Europe’s Top-Rated Country!

Wendy Redal May 26, 2014 2

Nope, it’s not Spain. Not Italy. France? Mais non. Europe’s #1 country is… Portugal! That’s what readers of USA Today say: The newspaper has just announced its “10 Best” Readers’ Choice Awards, and Portugal

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11 Ways That Travel Can Change Your Life

11 Ways That Travel Can Change Your Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 6, 2014 23

I recently signed up for Spanish lessons. I’ve been meaning to study Spanish for almost 30 years now, but for some reason, it was always one of those things that fell to the bottom of

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Kayaking Greenland: A Moment From the Past

Kayaking Greenland: A Moment From the Past

Natural Habitat Adventures April 26, 2014 0

This travel tale was writtten by Andrea Reynolds, Adventure Specialist at Natural Habitat Adventures When I took my first trip to Greenland, my first impression was just as I’ve heard others describing it—Greenland is

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The Achuars’ Amazon – Time to Pray? | Olaf’s Corner

The Achuars’ Amazon – Time to Pray? | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver January 7, 2014 0

Our lanky teenage-looking pilot closed his eyes and prayed quietly before takeoff into the immense, emerald-green void of the Ecuadorian Amazon. His murmurs were indecipherable through the roar of the old rattling Cessna operated

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Top 5 Places for Nature in Europe

Top 5 Places for Nature in Europe

Maddi Higgins December 22, 2013 1

Europe was once teeming with wildlife, from the snow-capped tops of mountains to the warm beaches of the Mediterranean. The arrival of humans, agricultural production, exploitation of habitats and the introduction of invasive species

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Kayaking the Galapagos Islands: Q & A with NHA Guide Champi Rodriguez

Kayaking the Galapagos Islands: Q & A with NHA Guide Champi Rodriguez

Emily Deemer October 14, 2013 3

Our Galapagos Hiking and Kayaking expedition has grown to be one of our most popular trips.  Why? No doubt it has a lot to do with the trip’s charismatic and knowledgeable naturalist guide,  Luis

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Kayaking Portugal’s River of Wine

Kayaking Portugal’s River of Wine

Wendy Redal December 5, 2012 0

With December’s chill enveloping northern Portugal’s Douro Valley, the searing heat of summer is a faded memory. The dark grapes, hanging heavy on the vines that terrace down the mountains to the river, have

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