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Mini Guide to Thailand’s Islands

When you decide to visit Thailand, you can get a bit overwhelmed by the number of things you can do here. From an absolutely stunning city night-life, through some of the most beautiful beaches and shorelines in the world, and all the way to the magical islands down south, Thailand really is an amazing place to see.

With so many unforgettable locations, most of the people
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Exploring the Animals & Nature of Iceland


The virgin and harsh beauty of Icelandic nature is really fascinating. It is true, here there is something to see: powerful waterfalls, active volcanoes, geysers (springs, periodically throwing out hot thermal water and steam, one of the manifestations of vulcanism), giant glaciers. Well, the natural beauty of the island is supplemented with the existence of various animals and birds.

Let’s have a closer look at the various fauna of Iceland. One can see arctic foxes, reindeer, mink and mouse li

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Sled Dogs Killed Because of Slow Business

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A shocking report by the Associated Press claims that 100 or more sled dogs in Canada were shot and had their throats slit because of a slowdown in tourism.

The British Columbia Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals reported that a company called Outdoor Adventures Whistler expected more dog-sledding business in a post-Olympics tourism activity, and when the anticipated boom never happened, the dogs were killed last April.

The grisly story came to light ac
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Trading Insults with an Angry Lion


EcoTraining wilderness camp, Mashatu, Botswana, Thursday 12 January 2012, is a day that will be etched upon my memory forever. I ran out of toothpaste.

Not life changing in itself, I agree, but it was the first in a series of interesting events that day which included having lasagne for supper (my favourite) and being charged by a lion.

Perhaps I should say a bit more about the lion thing. At approximately 06:00 that morning, a small group of us under the expert guidance of Chantelle chanced upon

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Queensland's Australia Zoo


Australia Zoo was established in 1970 by Robert Irwin, as the ‘Beerwah Reptile and Fauna Park’, on the grounds of a former macadamia nut farm. From an early age, his son, Steve, helped his father with the animals, both looking after them, and rescuing and relocating them.

As most people know, Steve became a familiar face all around the world with his excellent TV series ‘Crocodile Hunter’. Through this programme, viewers became very familiar with Australia Zoo, as it had been renamed. And, of cou

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Sri Lanka Elephant Orphanage

Admit it. It is tough to visualize an elephant orphanage.  Visions of elephants in shorts like Oliver Twist asking “please sir may I have another” were short lived in my great expectations, however they were not replaced with anything very clear.

Originally set up by the government to care for abandoned or orphaned elephants it has now turned into a major tourist attraction and seems to be the economic cornerstone of a small village outside of Kandy named Pinnewala.

It has its critics. The critics

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Wildlife Holidays in India

India is globally famous for its exotic flora and fauna. To add more beauty to these rich abundance, wildlife parks and sanctuaries are the added attractions. These exotic beauties of the flora and fauna takes adventure seekers and wildlife buffs into the world of animals, some of are endangered species of birds and animals. Tourists can enjoy the wildlife safari in these exotic wildlife parks and sanctuaries to spot varied wild species, endangered animals and colorful species of birds. Enjoying

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