Tag Archives: Wildlife

Diving with Manta Rays in Komodo National Park *video

Swimming back to the liveaboard boat on the Great Barrier Reef, I became lazy, put back on my mask and snorkel and rolled back over into the water.  That was when a huge dark shadow moved towards me, underneath me.  … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: Ferocious Jordanian Kitty

It doesn’t get more wild than this kitty.  Meet Shakira.  This 5-week old kitten guarded the Bedouin cave my friend and I couchsurfed cavesurfed tentsurfed in outside Petra, Jordan. Don’t let those big eyes fool you, she was ferocious!

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Wildlife Wednesday: Family Dynamic – Nepal

Nepalese Macaque Monkey mama and baby at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. These fatties are barely wildlife as they wait around for visitors to throw them something tasty.  I’m drawn to this picture because I imagine all the possible thoughts the … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: Hiding in the Grasses of Nepal

After spending weeks in the mountains, a side trip to south-central Nepal to visit Chitwan National Park was a complete 180. Sticky heat and monsoon rains for starters, but also it was chance to spot wildlife beyond yaks or dogs. … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: Grazing in Nepal

Technically these are not wild horses, but whatever. This was taken on a detour from the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. After hiking for hours up to over 15,000ft I was rewarded with this amazing view of the Annapurna mountain range, … Continue reading

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Hiking, Diving & Wildlife in Sabah – Borneo!

There’s something to be said for being flexible and listening to travel advice from fellow nomads.  Travel plans were nearly locked in surrounding my sister visits, but my buddies over at SmashAdventures spoke with such passion about their Borneo excursions that … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: Komodo Dragon

This is a Komodo Dragon on Komodo Island, Indonesia.  Komodos actually exist on 5 islands in Indonesia!  These lizards are infamous for their dangerous bite.  It’s actually the immense amount of bacteria in their saliva that is so deadly.  I … Continue reading

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