Expeditions
2nd Jun 2012Posted in: Expeditions 1

Nova Scotia is as remote as it is comparatively unpopulated, and if you want to get away from it all, this is the place to go. Halifax is the capital, and from here a long drive north will get you to Cape Breton Island, where the spectacular coastlines and abundant wildlife, including Black Bears and [...]

2nd Jun 2012Posted in: Expeditions 0

Cape Town has all the luxuries of modern cities, yet retains an inexpensive economy. It is dominated by the spectacular Table Mountain, which on most days has a veil of white cloud covering the summit. It is possible to hike to the top or to take a cable car ride, both of which provide spectacular [...]

2nd Jun 2012Posted in: Expeditions 0

Okasaki is one of the smaller cities, situated on the largest Japanese island of Honshu. Although it is a modern city, it still retains a large proportion of small, traditional houses. Okasaki benefits from an almost crime-free environment, and it was extremely pleasurable to be able to walk around the city late at night to [...]

2nd Oct 2010Posted in: Expeditions 0

Mauritius is best known for its sunny climate and idyllic beaches, but it was once home to a variety of endemic plants and animals. The most famous was the Dodo Raphus cucullatus, and this bird has become a true icon of extinction. The island has now lost almost its entire fauna, and only about 1% [...]

Seychelles
20th Sep 2010Posted in: Expeditions, Featured 0

The Seychelles comprise five main volcanic islands situated north of Madagascar in the south-west Indian Ocean.

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