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An Encounter with the Tsaatan Reindeer Herders of Mongolia

The Tsaatan Nomads, or the Dukhan as they are also known, live high in the Ulaan Taiga mountain range of Mongolia. The region is bordered by Russia to the west, the Darkhad Valley and Lake Khövsgöl (Khövsgöl Nuur) to the… Continue Reading →

Traditional Bowhunting with the Hadzabe Tribe in Tanzania

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The Hadzabe Tribe are amongst the last hunter-gatherers on the planet. With less than 1,000 still alive today, the indigenous ethnic group lives around Lake Eyasi, the Rift Valley, and the Serengeti Plateau. Their way of life changed little in… Continue Reading →

How to Pick Your Tanzania Safari

Tanzania is one of the best safari destinations, with world-famous parks like Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, where you can find the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and the nearly extinct rhinoceros) in their natural habitat. How to Safari Defining… Continue Reading →

Katmai Brown Bears in the Wild: Catching Salmon at the Brooks Falls

Native Americans regard bears as a symbol of strength and wisdom, and as we stood by the Brooks Falls on that sunny summer afternoon, I could understand why. Large, powerful, confident, patient, cunning – the Katmai brown bears have them… Continue Reading →

Bonaire Salt Pier: The Feeling of Diving in a Cathedral

Did you ever imagine diving in a cathedral? Sounds funny and impossible, right? That thought crossed my mind as we were nearing the pillars of the Salt Pier, one of Bonaire’s most notorious shore dive sites. As I looked up,… Continue Reading →

The Delta Experience: Power Kiteboarding on the Sacramento River

A small corner of paradise. A windy spot in the Delta. A heaven of summer kiteboarding. Barely two hours away from San Francisco, the Delta could be on the other end of the world, so different these two places are…. Continue Reading →

Local Lodging to Extend Your Kiteboarding Fun on the Sacramento River

Though easily reachable from the Bay Area, there are few accommodations available around the main launch sites. Many come for the day, but many more stay over for the weekend or even longer over the summer. There is however a local… Continue Reading →

Where to Launch In The Sacramento River Delta

  The good news about the Sacramento River Delta is that you have several options where you can launch from. Some are trickier than others, some have safer launch and landing areas, some can be combined with lodging opportunities. This… Continue Reading →

Bonaire: 15 Amazing Things to Do

Famous for its diving, Bonaire — the B of the ABC island chain that also includes Aruba and Curaçao — is a small paradise off the beaten path. Prepare yourself to be surprised with history, wildlife, and great food. And… Continue Reading →

What to Do in Bonaire Washington Slagbaai National Park

After several days of extreme kiteboarding, it was time to take a break from the wind and discover some of the other top attractions Bonaire offers. Ready for a change of scenery, we headed to Washington Slagbaai National Park, part of… Continue Reading →

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