Bird Watching in the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada
The Gaspe Peninsula in Canada is a treat for nature lovers and especially for those who enjoy whale and bird watching. Blue, Fin, Humpback and Minke whales, the Pilot whale, white-sided dolphin and the harbor porpoise are regular visitors. Bonaventure Island, off the Gaspe coast, has the largest gannet colony in North America and the whole peninsula lies within the Atlantic flyway.
Samaria Gorge and The White Mountains of Western Crete, Greece
At the southernmost border of Europe, the island of Crete is located at a point where three continents converge. European, African and Asiatic relationships make Crete unique in Europe for its abundance of endemic flora, many of which are found only in the Samaria Gorge and the White Mountains. The area is also home to some of Europes rarest birds such as the griffon vulture and the lammergeier as well as the endangered mountian goat, the elusive Kri Kri. Explore one of Europes most richly endowed landscapes and rediscover the timeless beauty of nature
The Mangrove Swamps of the Black River, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica
Paradise Park Farm and Jungle Tour, Jamaica
Explore a 1000 acre 18th Century estate that now operates as a cattle and dairy farm on horseback. Palm jungle, bird sanctuary, mangroves, scrublands.
Anton Valley, Panama
Square trees, golden frogs, petroglyphs, thermal springs, and idyllic waterfalls. Explore the splendor of Panama's tropical forests with its wild orchids, exotic vegetation and abundant birdlife.
International Park, Panama
Wander in a cloudforest at 7000 feet. There are birds everywhere but you hear them long before you can see them. Find a quiet spot and sit awhile. If you are lucky, you will spot a resplendent quetzal, iridescent green with a scarlet breast and an extraordinary train of feathers!
Camping Safaris, Tanzania
Buffaloes, rhinos, lions, zebras, gazelles, elephants and more! Experience the original African Safari in tents with the opportunity to explore rainforests, the Olduvai Gorge, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the famous parks of the Northern Safari Circuit: the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Arusha National Parks.
Birds of the Reed Forests, Cappadocia, Turkey
The Sultan Marshes of Cappadocia form the largest wetland ecosystem in Turkey. Its location at the juncture of three continents make it an important breeding ground for birds. Over 250 species are found here including the spectacular masses of pink flamingoes at Yay Golu.
Voyage, Ancient Ruins and Adventure in Southwest Anatolia, Turkey
Explore the nature and wildlife conservation area of Lake Koycegiz and the marshlands along the Dalyan River. Over a hundred species of birds make their nests among the thick reeds while the protected loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) lay their eggs in the sands of Iztuzu beach from May to September. On higher ground, frankincense trees still scent the air. Since ancient times, its oil has been prized for medicinal and cosmetic purposes and is reputed to be the 'balm of Gilead.'
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